Picturing the New Testament
Studies in Ancient Visual Images
[In German & English]

Edited by Annette Weissenrieder, et al.
September 2005
Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 3161485742
452 pages, Illustrated, 6 " x 9 "
$197.50 Paper Original


How do visual images from the ancient world throw light on New Testament texts? In a methodologically sophisticated manner, the contributions in this volume investigate early Christian images with regard to the ancient context.

PARTIAL CONTENTS:
Methods of Inconography.
Zeus, Vengeful Protector of the Political & Domestic Order.
He is God...Acts 28:1-9 in the light of Iconography.
Fall of the Greal Harlot & the Fate of the Aging Prostitute.
New Testament inconography? Situating Paul in the Absence of Material Evidence.
Paul & the Agon: Understanding a Pauline Motif in its Cultural & Visual Context.
Barbarians, Scythians & Imperial Iconography in the Epistle to the Colossians.
[Includes nine essays in German.]
Authors.
Index of References.
Index of Names.
Index of Subjects.




Theology
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2, No. 193

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