New Testament Studies. I. Luke the Physician; The Author of the Third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles Volume 1

New Testament Studies. I. Luke the Physician; The Author of the Third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...2; but it is, at all events, a point in the favour of the alternative that St. Luke was the 1 Compare i. 13, iii. 1, 3, 4, 11, iv. 13, 19, viii. 14 (note the rt-xai in i. 13). St. John does not appear in the later part of the book except in xii. 2, where St. James is described as his brother, in distinction from St. James the Lord's brother.--Since all mention of St. John in the Acts is due to interpolation either by the author or some later editor, E. Schwartz's idea that the Acts once contained an account of St. John's violent death, wbich has been suppressed, is quite improbable. 2 Compare an instance in chap. xxiv. of the gospel, where verse 12, concerning St. Peter, is interpolated. interpolator,1 and therefore in favour of the hypothesis of a source, that the martyrdom of St. James should be treated so strangely. If St. Luke were not here dependent upon a source which concerned itself essentially with St. Peter, if it had been possible for him to fashion his text as he liked upon the basis of information he had acquired, he could scarcely have so cursorily passed over an event which must have seemed to him of quite special importance in connection with the aim of his history. This passage, therefore, and many other similar passages, together with those short remarks which form the conclusion of groups of narrative, strongly incline the balance of probability towards the hypothesis that for the Petrine sections of the Acts our author used a source; but this source must have been in Aramaic, and must have been translated by the author himself. This hypothesis remains an hypothesis, and the two pieces of direct evidence which Nestle thinks that he has discovered are by no means conclusive. He shows us that in iii. 14 Cod. D. and...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236861248
  • 9781236861245