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 Contents Acknowledgments    9 Introduction    11 1. Soul and Body React on Each Other: Body and Character in Greek and Roman Literature    17 2. The Movement of the Body Is a Voice of the Soul: Body and Character in Early Jewish and Christian Literature    39 3. Your Eye Is the Lamp of Your Body: Luke and the Body-Soul Relationship    67 4. Ought Not This Daughter of Abraham Be Set Free? Getting the Story of the Bent Woman Straight    83 5. Short in Stature, Son of Abraham: The Height of Hospitality in the Story of Zacchaeus    97 6. His Feet and Ankles Were Made Strong: Signs of Character in the Man Lame from Birth    109 7. What Is to Prevent Me? Ambiguity, Acceptance, and the Ethiopian Eunuch    123 Parsons_LukeActs_JDE_djm.indd 7 9/15/06 1:27:18 PM  Contents Epilogue    143 Appendix: Illustrations from the Progymnasmata of Libanius     147 Abbreviations    153 Bibliography    159 Name Index    171 Index of Ancient Sources    175 Index of Greek Words    185 Subject Index    187 Parsons_LukeActs_JDE_djm.indd 8 9/15/06 1:27:18 PM ...

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ISBN
9781602584433
Related ISBN
9781602583801
MARC Record
OCLC
769189752
Pages
192
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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