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The question must be: What rules did Jesus' writers explore in presenting the spoken word of Jesus and his interlocutors? Without claiming to address all the aspects of this issue here, I would like to give three main rules followed by Jesus’ stenographers. Continue reading
This is an important testimony from Plutarch (ca. 46-120 AD) about the beginning of stenography in the Greco-Roman culture. It is the oldest documented case of shorthand writing: the verbatim recording of the oration of Cato the Younger against Catilina and his conspirators. The oration was held on the 5th of December in the year 63 BC, before the Roman senate. Continue reading
It is generally assumed that the prologue of Luke's gospel is in fact an introduction to two books: the history Luke–Acts. Happily enough, this is a misconception. Continue reading