By Janet E. Spittler
Janet E. Spittler argues that those animal episodes have a better, extra complicated value than has formerly been famous, interpreting those texts in the extensive context of Greco-Roman literature and featuring new interpretations of every animal-related episode. The traditional features of those animals - identified to historical authors and audiences via common old compendia, historiography and biography, present philosophical debates, fables, and novelistic literature - are deliberately and cleverly evoked by means of the authors of the apocryphal acts, frequently helping underscore key issues of the works. Janet E. Spittler contends that the usually very confident presentation of animals in those texts deals a counterbalance to the customarily destructive depiction of animals in different early Christian literature, hence her publication has extensive implications for modern understandings of early Christian attitudes in the direction of animals and the traditional world.
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Animals in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles: The Wild Kingdom of Early Christian Literature (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament / 2. Reihe) by Janet E. Spittler