Thursday, February 01, 2024

Epistemic supersessionism in the Epistle to Diognetus

ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Anti-Judaism, Meddlesomeness, and Epistemic Supersessionism in the Epistle to Diognetus (Chance E. Bonar).
In this article, I want to contextualize the term polupragmosunēas it is used in the works of other writers in the Roman imperial period (particularly Plutarch, Apuleius, Lucian, and Tertullian) and demonstrate how polupragmosunē is a key component of Diognetus’s anti-Jewish rhetoric and construction of uniquely Christian knowledge. ...

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