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    • Heroes and Villains in 2 Maccabees 8:1-36: a rhetorical analysis 

      Coetzer, Eugene (The Old Testament Society of Southern Africa (OTSSA), 2016)
      In recent years, scholarly contributions to the study of 2 Maccabees have shifted towards a focus on larger themes and rhetorical elements. This, in turn, allowed for a deeper understanding of the narrative aim and the ...
    • Suffering bodies in 2 Maccabees 3 

      Jordaan, Pierre J. (AOSIS, 2016)
      This article aims to analyse the role that bodies play in different narratives implied in 2 Maccabees 3. In order to do this, a possible dominant narrative was constructed in which the motif of suffering bodies is shown. ...
    • The temple in 2 Maccabees : dynamics and episodes 

      Jordaan, Pierre (Potchefstroom : North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2014)
      Scholars differ among each other about the importance of the Jerusalem temple in 2 Maccabees. Some see the temple as of minor importance while others are of the opinion that the temple takes centre stage in this book. This ...