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Jesus as Philosopher: The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels

ISBN : 9780198815228

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Author: 
Runar M. Thorsteinsson
Pages
224 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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This book examines the possible ways in which the authors of the Synoptic Gospels, Mark, Matthew, and Luke, were inspired by philosophical traditions. It considers how the authors discussed Jesus in relation to contemporary philosophy.

Index: 

Abbreviations
Introduction: Purpose and Approach
1 Philosophy and Philosophical Sages in the Graeco-Roman World
2 Jesus as Philosopher in the Gospel of Mark
3 Jesus as Philosopher in the Gospel of Matthew
4 Jesus as Philosopher in the Gospel of Luke
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index of Subjects
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Ancient References

About the author: 

Runar M. Thorsteinsson is Professor of New Testament in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Iceland. He is the author of Roman Christianity and Roman Stoicism: A Comparative Study of Ancient Morality (Oxford University Press, 2010).

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