The Logia of Yeshua by Guy Davenport
The Sayings of Jesus

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"Freshens familiar New Testament injunctions, encouraging us to think anew about their meanings". Washington PostJesus was a street preacher who taught by way of sayings, or logia, using irony and paradox. His succinct and powerful words resound in this fine new translation drawn from Greek texts, including the Gospels.
 

About Guy Davenport

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Author, artist, literary critic and translator Guy Davenport was born on November 23, 1927 in Anderson, South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University in 1948 and was selected as a Rhodes Scholar. He earned a Bachelor of Literature from Merton College, Oxford University in 1950 and a Doctor of Philosophy from Harvard University in 1961. He taught English at several universities from 1951 until his retirement in 1990. He received numerous awards including the O. Henry Award for short stories, the 1981 Morton Douwen Zabel award for fiction from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and translation awards from PEN and the Academy of American Poets. He died on January 4, 2005 in Lexington, Kentucky. Urrutia is a teacher, linguist, and scholar who has published numerous articles about biblical subjects.
 
Published April 1, 1996 by Counterpoint. 67 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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