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Biblical Persons

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This chapter reviews some biblical studies, which discusses the references to biblical persons including Abraham, Damascus, Jesus, Elija, John, Matthew, Herod the Great, Archaelaos and Josephus. The studies include Abraham - A Judahite Prerogative; Abraham and Damascus in Some Greek and Latin Texts of the Hellenistic Period; Go back the way you came: An Internal Textual Critique of Elijah's Violence in 1 Kings 18-19; Mark, Elijah, the Baptist and Matthew: The Success of the First Intertextual Reading of Mark; and John the Baptist according to Flavius Josephus and His Incorporation in the Christian Tradition.

Keywords: biblical persons; biblical studies



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