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The diet of John the Baptist : "Locusts and wild honey" in synoptic and patristic interpretation /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kelhoffer, James A.
Format: Book
Published: Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, c2005.
Series:Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament ; 176.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction and the status quaestionis concerning the diet of John the Baptist
  • Locust/grasshopper eating in ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman antiquity
  • The Baptist's "wild honey"
  • "Locusts and wild honey" in the synoptic interpretation: The historical baptist, Mark, Matthew (and Luke)
  • John's diet as 'vegetarian' and a model of asceticism: 'Locusts,' wild honey and the imitatio Iohannis in patristic and subsequent Christian interpretation
  • Epilogue: "Locusts and wild honey" in retrospect: PAIDEIA and early Christian biblical interpretation