oa Conspectus : The Journal of the South African Theological Seminary - The structure of Titus : criss-cross chiasmus as structural marker
|Article Title||The structure of Titus : criss-cross chiasmus as structural marker|
|© Publisher:||South African Theological Seminary (SATS)|
|Journal||Conspectus : The Journal of the South African Theological Seminary|
|Author||Kevin Gary Smith|
|Publication Date||Mar 2007|
|Pages||98 - 110|
In terms of structure, Titus is one of the most neatly crafted epistles in the New Testament, its key structural marker has gone largely unnoticed in scholarly literature. In this article, I set forth a proposal that criss-cross chiasmus provides the structural skeleton around which the letter is built. I point out three occurrences of this technique in the letter and illustrate how it might be used as the primary organising principle of the letter's macrostructure.
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