Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

A Brief Sketch of Previous Research

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

A feature that has struck most commentators reading Justin's exegetical expositions is his remarkably bad organization of the material. One often searches in vain for a coherent line of argument, because Justin allows himself to follow all kinds of digressions, and sometimes seems to follow rather far-fetched associations. The most recent large-scale treatment of the subject is Prigent's monograph on Justin and the QT. His analysis again probes behind Justin's present disposition in search for the organization of the Syntagma. This chapter presents the intricate interplay between an inherent structure of the quotation material employed, and Justin's own shaping of the material. This presupposes that Justin employed source material which had a certain structure and that this structure not always coincides with the plan he imposed upon the material. This presupposition is well established by von Ungern-Sternberg's, Bousset's and Prigent's analyses.

Keywords: Christian; Justin; Prigent's analyses; Syntagma; Von Ungern-Sternberg

10.1163/9789004266674_006
/content/books/b9789004266674s006
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    The Proof from Prophecy — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation