Item description for Listening to Trypho Justin's 'Dialogue with Trypho' Reconsidered (Contributions to Biblical Exegesis & Theology) by Timothy J. Horner, Barbara Weinstein, Ned Sublette, Jay P. Dr. Corron, Alexander Schulz & Martin McDonagh...
The primary focus of this study is the figure of Trypho in Justin Martyr's 'Dialogue with Trypho, A Jew' (mid-second century C.E.). A close-reading of Trypho's character reveals a consistent figure who does not appear to be based on a Jewish stereotype or Christian invention. Instead, he is a pre-rabbinic Diaspora Jew whose argumentation style is philosophical, even Socratic. By listening to Trypho one can hear a voice with its own sensibility, style and agenda. It is a voice which defies fiction. This work also forwards the hypothesis that within the Dialogue there is a free-standing text comprised almost exclusively of dialogue material. This work provides evidence that the 'Trypho Text' was once the core of the original dialogue (ca. 135-137 C.E.). This investigation of Trypho is important for our understanding of early Christianity, second-century Judaism, and the relationship between them (Peeters 2002)
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Studio: Peeters Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2001
Publisher David Brown
ISBN 9042910402 ISBN13 9789042910409
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