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EPIPHANEIA & THEOPHANEIA or DIONYSUS&JESUS (c)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 3/3/18) Methodology To support the case for Luke’s evocation of Dionysus, I shall utilize MacDonald’s criteria for determining mimesis, or an author’s intentional evocation of other texts. To strengthen the argument for a text’s dependence on an … Continue reading

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EPIPHANEIA & THEOPHANEIA or DIONYSUS&JESUS (b)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 7/01/17) Dionysus in Acts Scholars have previously discussed the Dionysiac presence in Acts, which is particularly tied to Euripides’ Bacchae. Otto Weinreich argues that Acts is directly dependent on the text of the Bacchae, 19 and other … Continue reading

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EPIPHANEIA & THEOPHANEIA or DIONYSUS&JESUS (a)

“HEALING STEPS”: JESUS’ DIONYSIAC TOUR IN LUKE INTRODUCTION In both redaction and use of special material, Luke presents Jesus as a new andimproved Dionysus. Luke’s correlation of the two divinities is an apologia designed toreassure Christians and potential converts that … Continue reading

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I, who was before a persecutor , now preach the glad tidings of the Resurrection

The Catechetical Lectures Lecture XIV. On the Words, And Rose Again from the Dead on the Third Day, and Ascended into the Heavens, and Sat on the Right Hand of the Father. 1 Cor. xv. 1-4 Now I make known … Continue reading

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IASIS-JIESIS-ΙΗΣΙΣ ON ABSTINENCE FROM ANIMAL FOOD

Jesus Christ, human nourishment and protection of animals. The preceding events: The 1st Book of Moses (Genesis), 1,29 says: Then God said, “I give You every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth, and every tree that has … Continue reading

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