Table of contents for Does the New Testament imitate Homer? : four cases from the Acts of the Apostles / Dennis R. MacDonald.


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   Part One: The Visions of Cornelius and Peter and Iliad 2 
   
1. Cornelius and Peter 19 

2. Lying Dream and True Portent 23

3. More Dreams and Portents 29

4. The Visions of Cornelius and Peter 44

5. Local Legend or Homeric Imitation?  56

   Part Two: Paul's Farewell at Miletus and Iliad 6

6. Hector's Farewell to Andromache 69

7. Paul's Farewell to the Ephesian Elders 74

8. Jewish Testament or Homeric Imitation? 93

   Part Three: The Selection of Matthias and Iliad 7

9 . The Selection of Ajax to Face Hector 105

10. The Selection of Matthias to Replace judas 107 

11. Jerusalem Legend or HomericlImitation?  113

     Part Four: Peter's Escape from Prison and Iliad 124

12. Priam's Escape from Achilles and Its Imitators 123 

13. Alexander's Escape from Darius 113

14. Peter's Escape from Herod 137 

15. Hellenistic Legend or Homeric Imitation? 141

     Conclusion 146





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Bible, N, T, Acts Extra-canonical parallels, Greek literature Relation to the New Testament, Homer, Iliad