"Justin Martyr and His Worlds" presents a solid, state-of-the-art study of the great apologist, teacher, and martyr and his influential engagement with Gnostic Christianity, Judaism, and the Roman Empire. It is ideal as a text in upper-level and graduate courses.
Table of Contents
Part One: Justin's WorldsJustin and Judaism - Judith Lieu, King's College, LondonJustin and Gnosticism - Christoph Markschies, Humboldt Universitat, BerlinJustin and the Apologetic Tradition - Sara Parvis, University of EdinburghPart Two: Justin's Writings and ThoughtJesus as the Name of God in the "Dialogue with Trypho" - Larry W. Hurtado, University of EdinburghThe "Apologies": A Textual History - Paul Parvis, University of EdinburghA New Text of Justin's "Apologies" - Denis Minns, University of OxfordJustin's Use of the Old Testament - Oskar Skarsaune, Norwegian Lutheran School of Theology in OsloThe Gospel of Peter and the Writings of Justin - Paul Foster, University of EdinburghJustin, Suicide and Martyrdom - Graham Stanton, University of CambridgePart Three: Reading Justin TodayJustin Scholarship: Trends and Trajectories - Michael Slusser, Duquesne UniversityJustin and the Postcolonial Tradition - J. Rebecca Lyman, University of California at Berkeley
Sara Parvis is Lecturer in Patristics and Paul Foster is Lecturer in New Testament Literature, Language and Theology at the University Of Edinburgh School Of Divinity in Edinburgh, Scotland.