Paraphrase on Luke

Paraphrase on Luke: Volume 48

General Editor Robert D. Sider
translated and annotated by Jane E. Phillips
Volume: 48
Copyright Date: 2003
Pages: 392
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/9781442677685
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    Paraphrase on Luke
    Book Description:

    The Paraphrase on Luke is a version of the original book, vastly expanded by Erasmus (in the voice of its original author) to embrace the reforming 'philosophy of Christ.'

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-7768-5
    Subjects: History

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-vi)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. vii-viii)
  3. Translator’s Note
    (pp. ix-xvi)
    Jane E. Phillips
  4. PARAPHRASE ON THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE
    (pp. 2-280)

    In this figure¹ Jesus had taught that those who devote themselves entirely to heavenly teaching are engaged in a great undertaking, for no one can handle this teaching sincerely unless he shakes himself free of all the lusts and cares of this world. Now it remained for him also to prescribe the method of praying. For prayer is as it were the purest sacrifice of gospel religion; Jesus often withdrew for prayer and accustomed his disciples to do the same. And prayer is that secret meeting place where the human mind, having shaken off all haunting anxieties about earthly things...

  5. THE SEQUENCE AND DATES OF THE PUBLICATION OF THE PARAPHRASES
    (pp. 282-282)
  6. WORKS FREQUENTLY CITED
    (pp. 283-285)
  7. SHORT-TITLE FORMS FOR ERASMUS’ WORKS
    (pp. 286-290)
  8. Index of Scriptural Passages Cited
    (pp. 291-302)
  9. Index of Greek and Latin Words Cited
    (pp. 303-308)
  10. General Index
    (pp. 309-319)
  11. Back Matter
    (pp. 320-320)