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Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 3
Stanley E. Porter, Matthew Brook O'donnell, Wendy J. Porter
Publication Date
March 2007


This is the third volume of the hard-copy edition of a journal that has been published online ( since 2000. Volume 1 was for 2000, volume 2 was for 2001–2005, and volume 3 is for 2006. As they appear, the hardcopy editions will replace the online materials.

The scope of JGRChJ is the texts, language and cultures of the Greco-Roman world of early Christianity and Judaism. The papers published in JGRChJ are designed to pay special attention to the “larger picture” of politics, culture, religion, and language, engaging as well with modern theoretical approaches.


Craig A. Evans, “Messianic Hopes and Messianic Figures in Late Antiquity”

Richard Van Egmond, “The Messianic ‘Son of David’ in Matthew”

Ronald Weed, “Aristotle on Justice (dikaiosune): Character, Action and Some Pauline Counterparts”

Michael Wojciechowski, “Paul and Plutarch on Boasting”

Barry F. Parker, “Romans 7 and the Split between Judaism and Christianity”

Craig S. Keener, “Paul's ‘Friends’ the Asiarchs (Acts 19.31)”

Lois K. Fuller, “The ‘Genitive Absolute’ in New Testament/Hellenistic Greek: A Proposal for Clearer Understanding”

Jonathan M. Watt, “Contextual Disconnection in Bart Ehrman’s Lost Christianities

Sean A. Adams, “Luke’s Preface and Its Relationship to Greek Historiography: A Response to Loveday Alexander”

Robert Stephen Reid, “Ad Herennium Argument Strategies in 1 Corinthians”

Stanley E. Porter is President and Dean, and Professor of New Testament, at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario. Matthew Brook O’Donnell is Director of Research and Development for, and Adjunct Professor at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario. Wendy J. Porter is Director of Music and Worship at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario.

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