The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae Hardback

by Jenny Read-Heimerdinger; Josep Rius-Camps;

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The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae

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This book is a 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 differences in the message of the two texts. It is concluded that the Bezan text, with its interest in internal Jewish affairs and its focus on the struggles of the early disciples to free themselves from their traditional Jewish expectations and to achieve, despite their mistakes, a more accurate understanding of their master's teaching, is the earlier of the two texts.

The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae by Jenny Read-Heimerdinger; Josep Rius-Camps was published by Continuum in February 2004 and is our 66447th best seller. The ISBN for The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae is 9780826470003.

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Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (February 2004)
Number of Pages392
Thickness22 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1164124
Page last updated 9th December 2015
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