The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae (vol 2)

The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae (vol 2)

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qThis final volume in the four-volume commentary, The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae, continues the comparison of the message of Acts transmitted by Codex Bezae with that of the more familiar Alexandrian text, represented by Codex Vaticanus. For each section of Acts, there is a side by side translation of the Bezan and Alexandrian manuscripts, followed by a critical apparatus and, finally, a commentary that explores the variations in the message of the two texts. Working from this strong methodological foundation Jenny Read-Heimerdinger and Josep Rius-Camps conclude that the Bezan text is the earlier of the two. In the process they provide an illuminating and comprehensive guide to the Acts of the Apostles.q --Book Jacket.... Petera#39;s situation is hopeless, it only being a matter of time now before he is executed in the same way as James. ... The responsibility for Petera#39;s death will not be Heroda#39;s alone: ruler and people are of one mind on this matter. ... now, in this night of messianic expectation, 19 he will deliver Peter from the oppression of the Jews, indeed from the system of Jewish ... Peter himself sums up his release from prison as nothing less than deliverance from a#39;all the expectations of the Jewsa#39; (12.1.

Title:The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae (vol 2)
Author:Josep Rius-Camps, Jenny Read-Heimerdinger
Publisher:A&C Black - 2006-06-20


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