Table of contents for Economic liberty, by Harold Cox.


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PART A.
Laying the Foundations
C(IAIPTER  A.1  OPENING  UP THE ISSUES  .........................................  15
The Story Told by the Greek Life - Some Questions Raised
CHAPTlnR A.2 PARAMETERS FOR DATING ....................................... 20
The Terminus a quo - The Terminus ad quem - Other
Approaches - Conclusion
CHAP TER  A.3  THE  LANGUAGE  ......................................................  31
Previous Research - Procedure Followed - Expressions of
:  Classical Origin - Hellenistic Literary Influence - Hellenistic
Expressions and Ideas - New Words; New Senses - New
Testament Expressions - Specifically Christian Expressions -
.  Similar Expressions in Other Pseudepigrapha - Evidence of a
Semitic Original? - Summary
ArlR A.4 THE UNDERLYING SOURCES .................................... 57
The? Process of Composition - Myths and Legends -
e Ascent and Burial of Adam - Midrashic Elements -
lic Traditions - Leads Given



CHAPTER A.5 THE TEXT-CRITICAL QUESTION .............................. 75
Why Relevant? - The First Text-critical Judgments - More
Recent Work - The Work of M. Nagel - Nagel's Dissertation
- Evaluation - The Approach Required - Bertrand's Text -
Nagel's Text - The Text to Use
EXCURSUS: DSV - THE FIRST TEXT FORM? ................................. 92
The Nature of the Problem - Fuller Readings in ATLC -
Additional Narrative Details; Jewish Traditions - Other
Additional Narrative Details - Conclusion
CHAPTER A.6 THE QUESTION OF AFFILIATION .............................. 101
The Degree of Relevance - The Principal Hypotheses - The
Nature of the Problem - The Tests to Apply - Evaluation:
the 'Growth by Accretion' Theory - Evaluation: the 'Erosion
of Particularity' Theory - Implications for Interpretation
PART B
The Meaning of the Text
CHAPTER B.1 POINTERS FROM THE TEXT ..................................... 137
The Text to Interpret - The Hand of the Author -
The Significance of the Farewell Address - The Narrative
Framework - Which Kind of Testament? - How Far
Covenantal? - Summary
CHAPTER B.2 THE QUESTION OF GENRE ...................................... 160
The Generic Horizon - A Bios? - Rewritten Bible -
a True Genre? - A Midrashic Tale?
CHAPTER B.3 THE NARRATIVE DISCOURSE ................................... 173
The Relevance of Narrative Criticism - The Narrative
Process - Narrative Levels - Focalization - The Implied
Author - The Implied Reader - Story; Plot - Suspense -
The Retrospects - Characterization - The Setting - Summary



CHAPTER B.4 THE NARRATIVE ACT ............................................ 204
The Individual Speech Acts - Speech Act Theory - The
Commands and Promises - The Whole Text as a Speech
Act - The Greek Life as a Display Text - Ideology and
Technique - Axes of Polarity - Status - Contact - Stance:
Psychological - Stance: Ideological - Summary
CHAPTER B.5 THE MESSAGE INTENDED ........................................ 226
PART C
The Historical Dimension
CHAPTER C.1 AJEWISH OR CHRISTIAN WORK? ............................ 233
The Question of Historical Significance - Earlier Discussions
- The New Climate - The Question Redefined - What Tests
Are Appropriate? - A Christian Provenance? - AJewish
Provenance? - The Question of Intention- Early
'Mainstream' Christianity a Likely Setting? - Conclusion
CHAPTER C.2 THE SETTING ........................................  265
The Limitations of the Evidence - The Authoring
Community - The Geographical Setting -
Writings Close to the Greek Life
CONCLUSION   ..................................................................................  275
What Has Been Achieved? - Likely Applications -
The Effect on Questions of Introduction
APPENDIX: THE ATLC 'ADDITIONS .............................................. 283
WORKS  CITED  ...............................................................................  285
INDEX OF MODERN AUTHORS ........................................   301
INDEX OF REFERENCES  ...................................................................  304