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The Original Language of the Lukan Infancy Narrative : Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover) - Chang-Wook Jung

The Original Language of the Lukan Infancy Narrative

Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover)

Hardcover Published: 1st August 2004
ISBN: 9780567082053
Number Of Pages: 249

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It has long been recognized that the Greek of the Lukan infancy narrative (chapters 1-2) displays numerous Semitic features. Although the majority of recent scholarship assumes that such features stem from an imitation of the Septuagint (imitation theory), the issue has not been settled satisfactorily. Others argue that Luke probably relied on a written source for the infancy narrative--or at least for some parts of it--and that this source material was composed in imitation of the Septuagint. Luke was not, however, merely the reviser or compiler of his source; rather, he rewrote the source employing his own style and language for his own purpose. Here, Chang-Wook Jung examines the arguments most commonly put forward by both sides and considers their merits.

"This discussion is important...Jung's work is meticulous. I find his analysis and conclusion entirely convincing."
-Craig A. Evans, Bulletin for Biblical Research, Vol. 20

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Abbreviations and Main Text Editionsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Greek of the Lukan Infancy Narrative in the History of Scholarshipp. 5
A Historical Survey on the Greek of the Gospel of Luke chs 3-24p. 5
A Survey of Scholarly Views on the Greek of the Infancy Narrativep. 22
The Translation Theoryp. 23
The Imitation Theoryp. 33
Definitions of Semitisms and Septuagintalisms, Lukanisms and Non-Lukanismsp. 45
Semitisms and Septuagintalismsp. 45
Various Views on the Definition of Semitisms and Septuagintalismsp. 45
The Definition of Septuagintalisms and Semitismsp. 54
Lukanisms and non-Lukanismsp. 58
The Definition of Lukanismsp. 58
The Definition of non-Lukanismsp. 59
A Close Examination of the Greek of the Infancy Narrativep. 62
Quotationsp. 62
The Quotation in Luke 2.23p. 68
The Quotation in Luke 2.24p. 85
The Quotation in Luke 1.15p. 92
Allusionsp. 103
The Allusion in Luke 1.17p. 103
The Allusion in Luke 1.37p. 112
The Allusion in Luke 1.31p. 121
Phraseologyp. 132
Constructions in Luke 1.5p. 135
[characters not reproducible] 'A Multitude of the Heavenly Army' in Luke 2.13p. 160
The Usage of the Passive Form of the Verb [characters not reproducible] with [characters not reproducible] or [characters not reproducible]p. 170
The Construction [characters not reproducible]p. 179
Words and Phrases in Luke 1.13bp. 193
Conclusionp. 208
Summaryp. 208
The Implication of This Study for the Quest of Source(s) for the Infancy Narrativep. 212
Bibliographyp. 217
Index of Referencesp. 235
Index of Authorsp. 247
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ISBN: 9780567082053
ISBN-10: 0567082059
Series: Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 249
Published: 1st August 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.08 x 16.41  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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