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Acts in its ancient literary context : a classicist looks at the Acts of the Apostles

Author: Loveday Alexander
Publisher: New York : T & T Clark International, ©2005.
Series: Library of New Testament studies, 289.; Library of New Testament studies., Early Christianity in context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of Loveday Alexander's essays critiquing the Acts of the Apostles

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexander, Loveday.
Acts in its ancient literary context.
New York : T & T Clark International, ©2005
(OCoLC)649855307
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Loveday Alexander
ISBN: 0567082091 9780567082091 9780567082190 0567082199
OCLC Number: 61757165
Description: xi, 290 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: On a Roman bookstall : reading Acts in its ancient literary context --
The preface to Acts and the historians --
Acts and ancient intellectual biography --
"In journeyings often" : voyaging in the Acts of the Apostles and in Greek romance --
Narrative maps : reflections on the toponomy of Acts --
Fact, fiction and the genre of Acts --
New Testament narrative and ancient epic --
The Acts of the Apostles as an apologetic text --
Reading Luke-Acts from back to front --
Septuaginta, Fachprosa, imitatio : Albert Wifstrand and the language of Luke-Acts.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies, 289.; Library of New Testament studies., Early Christianity in context.
Responsibility: Loveday C.A. Alexander.
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'Although Alexander's work is not primarily intended to tackle the question of historical reliability, it may help us in making progress in this important area.' Bulletin for Biblical Research 20.2 Read more...

 
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