- Title Pages
- Introduction The Gospels, Mythography, and Historiography
- Chapter One Jesus Myth Theory
- Chapter Two A Theory of Comparison
- Chapter Three Incarnation
- Chapter Four Genealogy
- Chapter Five Divine Conception
- Chapter Six Dream Visions and Prophecies
- Chapter Seven Magi and the Star
- Chapter Eight Child in Danger, Child of Wonder
- Chapter Nine The Righteous Lawgiver
- Chapter Ten Miracles
- Chapter Eleven The <i>Pharmakos</i>
- Chapter Twelve Empty Tombs and Translation
- Chapter Thirteen Disappearance and Recognition
- Chapter Fourteen Ascent
- Chapter Fifteen Eye Witnesses
- Conclusion The Myth of Historicity
- Index of Subjects
- Index of Modern Authors
- Index of Ancient Sources
- (p.135) Chapter Ten Miracles
- How the Gospels Became History
M. David Litwa
- Yale University Press
This chapter compares Jesus’s miracles with analogous wonders in contemporary mythic historiography. Singled out for attention are episodes of walking on water, stilling storms, catching and releasing fish, casting out demons, healings, and resuscitations.
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