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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, c1999
|All Authors / Contributors:||
François Bovon; Ann Graham Brock; Christopher R Matthews
|ISBN:||0945454171 9780945454175 094545418X 9780945454182|
|Description:||xxix, 394 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||The "prehistory" of the Acts of Peter / Christine M. Thomas --
The Acts of Mark : tradition, transmission, and translation of the Arabic version / Allen Dwight Callahan --
Byzantine witnesses for the apocryphal acts of the apostles / François Bovon --
The Greek language of the apocryphal acts of the apostles : a study in style / David H. Warren --
Philological aspects of the apocryphal acts of the apostles --
Evie Zachariades-Holmberg --
Political authority and cultural accommodation : social diversity in the Acts of Paul and the Acts of Peter / Ann Graham Brock --
Ritual epicleses in the Greek Acts of Thomas / Caroline Johnson --
Articulate animals : a multivalent motif in the apocryphal acts of the apostles / Christopher R. Matthews --
"She became what the words signified" : the Greek Acts of Andrew's construction of the reader-disciple / Laura S. Nasrallah --
Physical and spiritual restoration : the role of healing miracles in the Acts of Andrew / David W. Pao --
An inquiry into the relationship between community and text : the apocryphal Acts of Philip 1 and the encratites of Asia Minor / Richard N. Slater.
|Series Title:||Religions of the world (Cambridge, Mass.)|
|Responsibility:||edited by François Bovon, Ann Graham Brock, and Christopher R. Matthews.|
The collection of essays succeeds in increasing our understanding of early Christianity in the diversity of its communities, but also in its unity...Teachers who would like to orient their students