The Bezan Text of Acts Hardback

by Jenny Read-Heimerdinger;


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The Bezan Text of Acts

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The Bezan ('Western') text of Acts is traditionally dismissed as the work of an enthusiastic and fanciful scribe who embellished the original text represented by the Alexandran manuscripts. This study compares the language of Codex Bezae with that of Codex Sinaiticus and Codex Vaticanus, using the approach of discourse analysis to re-assess how variant readings have arisen. It emerges that the language patterns of the Alexandrian text are variable and the focus of its message historical. In contrast, the Bezan text displays an exceptional degree of lingusitic consistency and a coherence of purpose which is essentially theological, with a marked interest in a Jewish point of view. The conclusion is that Beza is the earlier of the two texts.

The Bezan Text of Acts by Jenny Read-Heimerdinger was published by Continuum in December 2002. The ISBN for The Bezan Text of Acts is 9780826462121.

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Page last updated 4th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (December 2002)
Weight724g
Number of Pages392
Thickness22 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
ISBN9780826462121
ISBN-10082646212X
Product Code1164053
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