Ancient Quotes & Anecdotes : From Crib to Crypt

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A collection of ancient sayings and witticisms. List of contributors, preface, introduction, bibliography, indices of names and places, passages, and subjects. xviii, 493+ 1 pages. cloth, dust jacket. 8vo..

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Vernon K. Robbins is professor of New Testament and comparative sacred texts at Emory University, Atlanta, where he has taught for twenty-nine years. Among his other books are "Jesus the Teacher: A Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation of Mark, The Invention of Christian Discourse", and "Sea Voyages and Beyond: Emerging Strategies in Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation".

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A great achievement . . . The breadth of material here will be valuable for those seeking to situate the Gospel stories within the broader context of contemporary literature. -- Journal for the Study of the New Testament

Used correctly, the volume is a fascinating resource that will prove extremely helpful to scholar, pastor, and layperson alike. -- Interpretation

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