Search for dissertations about: "Crucifixion in Antiquity"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Crucifixion in Antiquity.

  1. 1. Crucifixion in Antiquity : An Inquiry into the Background of the New Testament Terminology of Crucifixion

    Author : Gunnar Samuelsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; crucifixion; cross; death of Jesus; Bible; New Testament; church; Christianity; philology; semantics; Jesus; execution; death sentence; impaling; suspension punishment; Golgotha; Calvary; ancient language; classical languages; Classical Greek; Latin; Hebrew Aramaic; ancient Greece; Roman empire; Roman world; Jerusalem;

    Abstract : This study investigates the philological aspects of how ancient Greek, Latin and Hebrew/Aramaic texts, including the New Testament, depict the practice of punishment by crucifixion. A survey of the ancient text material shows that there has been a too narrow view of the “crucifixion” terminology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking the Gospel of Truth : A Study of its Eastern Valentinian Setting

    Author : Jörgen Magnusson; Gabriella Gustafsson; Anders Hultgård; Birger Pearson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gospel of Truth; Nag Hammadi; Valentinianism; Gnostic; Gnosticism; early Christianity; Coptic; history of religions; text linguistics; late Antiquity; History of religion; Religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Already in the second century, the Church Father Irenaeus warned against reading the Gospel of Truth that was used among the so-called Valentinians. For more than one and a half millennium GospTruth was lost until in the 1950s a Coptic text was discovered that could be a translation of that work both loved and hated. READ MORE