Public Reading in Early Christianity : Lectors, Manuscript, and Sound in the Oral Delivery of John 1-4

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Abstract

In Public Reading in Early Christianity: Lectors, Manuscripts, and Sound in the Oral Delivery of John 1-4 Dan Nässelqvist investigates the oral delivery of New Testament writings in early Christian communities of the first two centuries C.E. He examines the role of lectors and public reading in the Greek and Roman world as well as in early Christianity. Nässelqvist introduces a method of sound analysis, which utilizes the correspondence between composition and delivery in ancient literary writings to retrieve information about oral delivery from the sound structures of the text being read aloud. Finally he applies the method of sound analysis to John 1–4 and presents the implications for our understanding of public reading and the Gospel of John.

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Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Religionsvetenskap
Originalspråkengelska
FörlagBrill Academic Publishers
Antal sidor378
Volym163
ISBN (tryckt)9789004306295, 9789004306639
StatusPublished - 2015
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördNej

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NamnSupplements To Novum Testamentum
Volym163
ISSN (tryckt)0167-9732

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