A Graeco-Roman Rhetorical Reading of the Farewell Discourse

A Graeco-Roman Rhetorical Reading of the Farewell Discourse

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The Farewell Discourse (John 13-17) is a climactic portion of John's Gospel, which serves as a hinge on which the entire Gospel narrative pivots from Jesus' public ministry to his Passion. This is an analysis, employing the elements of Greco-Roman rhetoric.Differences are found in the presence of a blessing (in Jewish farewells, but not in Graeco-Roman) and a farewell hymn (in Graeco-Roman farewells, but not in Jewish). In an earlier work, Stauffer enumerated twenty-six characteristics foranbsp;...


Title:A Graeco-Roman Rhetorical Reading of the Farewell Discourse
Author:John C. Stube
Publisher:A&C Black - 2006-06-22
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