Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook for the Study of New Testament Miracle Stories

1st Edition

Wendy Cotter

Routledge
Published June 10, 1999
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780415118644 - CAT# RU13218

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Summary

Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity presents a collection in translation of miracle stories from the ancient world. The material is divided up into four main categories including healing, exorcism, nature and raising the dead.
Wendy Cotter, in an introduction and notes to the selections, contextualizes the miracles within the background of the Greco-Roman world and also compares the stories to other Jewish and non-Jewish miracle stories of the Mediterranean world. This sourcebook provides an interdisciplinary collection of material which will be of value to students of the New Testament.

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