Though the Catholic Epistles
have played a minor role in the history of biblical scholarship, he admits, the Greek manuscript evidence for them is as good or better than other New Testament books, so they are suitable as a case study.
The Johannine corpus, Deuteropauline and Catholic epistles
, and Revelation are mentioned only in passing.
The so-called mixed text; an examination of the non-Alexandrian and non-Byzantine text-type in the Catholic Epistles
Schnelle treats in order Paul, The Third Transformation: Composition of Gospels as Innovative Response to Crises, The Sayings Source, The Synoptic Gospels and Acts: Meaning through Narration, The Fourth Transformation: The Gospel in the World, The Deutero-Pauline Letters, The Catholic Epistles
, Johannine Theology, and Revelation: Seeing and Understanding.
Universal Truth: The Catholic Epistles
of James, Peter, Jude and John" is a collection of the famed epistles, or letters, from four of Jesus's best known apostles.
Most stylometrists began their research on certain widely known texts, such as Catholic epistles
, ancient Greek and Latin texts, the plays of Shakespeare and Marlowe, and the Federalist Papers (Mosteller & Wallace, 1964), a series of 85 articles published anonymously in 1787 and 1788, advocating the ratification of the new Constitution of the United States of America (Klarreich, 2003).
But to Paul, Catholic Epistles
treat of matters that concern everyone while personal letters are only of import to one or two people.
and an excursus on 2 Thessalonians); 6 on the Apocalypse; 7 on Catholic Epistles
, including James as a second `excursus'.
3:7), Hebrews, Revelation, and the Catholic Epistles
Uhlig's introduction, in fact a rather lengthy scholarly essay, is followed by the text and critical apparatus of the Catholic Epistles
themselves, representing the main part of the book and consisting of 167 pages.
The topics include the Adamic creation tradition in the 17th Demonstration of Aphrahat, the exegesis of Exodus by Ephrem the Syrian, the Book of Revelation in Orthodox lectionary traditions, Ezekiel's temple and Mary's virginity as illustrations of a peculiar strand in Eastern Orthodox interpretations of Old Testament sanctuary motifs, ascetic exegesis in Shenoute's Abraham Our Father, and a medieval Armenian Scholion on the Catholic epistles
The Catholic Epistles
and Hebrews are discussed very briefly.