Reading and Writing in the Time of Jesus

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Sheffield Academic Press, 2000 - History - 288 pages
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Examines the possibility that Jesus' words and actions were committed to writing during his lifetime and what this would mean for the study of Christianity and the origins of the Gospels.

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Contents

List of Illustrations
7
Abbreviations
15
Early Christian manuscripts
42
PAGE VERSUS ROLL
61
WRITING IN HERODIAN PALESTINE
84
A POLYGLOT SOCIETY
132
WHO READ AND WHO WROTE?
154
Chapter 7
163
Oral Tradition or written reports?
185
Chapter 8
191
Writing and the Gospels
210
Bibliography
230
Index of References
254
Index of Foreign Words
280
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About the author (2000)

Alan Millard is Rankin Professor of Hebrew and Ancient Semitic Languages at the University of Liverpool. He is the author of many articles and books as well as coeditor of the Dictionary of the Ancient Near East (British Museum Press) and a consulting editor for the New Bible Dictionary (IVP).

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