Posts with the tag “intertextuality”
Were New Testament Authors Guilty of Plagiarism? (Examining Citation in Scripture)
by Patrick Swayne on November 10th, 2023
Students today are taught to avoid plagiarism by properly citing the sources that influence their work. New Testament authors used citation to a degree, but sometimes their efforts in doing so leave modern readers with more questions than answers. Let's attempt to answer some of these questions by considering a couple of New Testament examples.
Chaining Your Faith
by Patrick Swayne on January 29th, 2022
Before the first Christian was martyred, he gave a defense for His faith in Jesus. But why did he start by talking about Abraham? And what can we learn from the way he and other first century Christians engaged the Old Testament?