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A life for others : the rhetorical function of necessity in Luke's bios of Jesus.
This dissertation investigates necessity in Luke’s bios of Jesus using rhetorical and audience-oriented criticism. New Testament scholarship has reached a consensus that the gospels are examples of ancient Greco-Roman ...
Rhetoric, reason, and the problem of rule : Aristotle and J.S. Mill on speech and politics.
This dissertation examines the relation between reason, public speech, and rule in the thought of J.S. Mill and Aristotle. It argues that both Mill and Aristotle present alternatives to typical liberal theories of speech ...
The wise man among the Corinthians : rethinking their wisdom in the light of ancient stoicism and studies on ancient economy.
Against recent trends, this dissertation argues that the divisive “wisdom” addressed in 1 Corinthians can be characterized most nearly as a Christian development of Stoic philosophy, espoused mainly by a few individuals ...