Why Did Paul Go West?
Jewish Historical Narrative and Thought
|Series title:||Jewish and Christian Text Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
| Imprint:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $122.00|
| Book Description: |
In his new book Doron Mendels addresses the topic of the authority of texts and their transmission, as well as different strategies of narration in ancient texts. Mendels provides extensive treatment of issues such as linearity, emporality and simultaenity of texts, whilst working to examine four core themes. First, the narrator and his strategies in the historiography of the Hellenistic period. Secondly, Jewish Historical thought in the Hellenistic period and beyond. Thirdly,...