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Title: Anecdote in Mark, the Classical World and the Rabbis
Author: Moeser, Marion C
Publisher: T & T Clark; Publication Date: 2002
Hardcover; ISBN: 9780826460592
Volumes: 1; Pages: 304
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This major study of a Markan genre, represented in the central section 8.27- 10.4, ranges through Greek, rabbinic and early Christian literature, providing detailed comparison with the anecdotes in Lucian's Demonax and the Mishnah.
Moeser concludes that the Markan anecdotes clearly follow the definition of, and typologies for, the Greek chreia. His analysis indicates that while the content of the three sets of anecdotes is peculiar to its respective cultural setting, the Greek, Jewish and Christian examples all function according to the purposes of the genre.
Ch. 1 The Anecdote in the Framework of Literary Criticism
Ch. 2 The Anecdote in Greek and Roman Writers
Ch. 3 The Anecdote in Rabbinic Writings
Ch. 4 The Gospel Anecdote in New Testament Scholarship
Ch. 5 The Anecdote in the Gospel of Mark 8.27-10.45: 'On the Way'
App. A Anecdotes of Division Mo'ed Qatan
App. B Anecdotes Involving Rabbi Gamaliel II
App. C Typologies of the Ma'aseh
App. D Typologies of Gospel Anecdotes
Index of References
Index of Authors
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