Tuesday, April 06, 2021

The New Testament and inscriptions

THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST TODAY: Reading Inscriptions Alongside the New Testament. (D. Clint Burnett). The essay opens with a survey of inscriptions mentioned in the New Testament. I didn't realize there were so many. Then it discusses how surviving inscriptions improve our understanding of the New Testament.

For more on Clint Burnett and his recent book on the New Testament and inscriptions, see here. For more on the topic, see here. For the Greek Temple Warning Inscription, see the links collected here. For more on the Number of the Beast in the Book of Revelation, with additional epigraphic evidence, see here and links. For more on the Theodotus inscription, see here. And for more on the Gallio inscription, see here.

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