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The "we" passages in the Acts of the Apostles : the narrator as narrative character

Author: William S Campbell
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2007.
Series: Studies in biblical literature (Society of Biblical Literature), 14.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the narrative significance of the "we" passages in Acts within the boundaries of acceptable ancient grammatical practice. This book contends that the occasional first person plural narrator  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Campbell, William S.
We" passages in the Acts of the Apostles.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2007
(DLC) 2007033720
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William S Campbell
ISBN: 9789047423164 904742316X
OCLC Number: 646788935
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 150 pages).
Contents: Introduction: "The insoluble riddle" --
Categories 1 and 2: author-as-eyewitness and source-as-eyewitness solutions --
Categories 3 and 4: fictional and conventional eyewitness solutions --
Problems and possibilities --
Narrator as narrative character --
Stories, storytellers, and readers --
Readers --
Stories and storytellers --
Storytelling and storytellers --
Characterizing the storyteller --
Conclusions: narrator and narrative levels --
The narrator as "he," "me," and "we": the use of grammatical person in antiquity --
Thucydides --
Polybius --
Josephus --
Review and results: summary of findings --
Review and results: significance for Acts --
Paul and Barnabas: companions on the journey --
Paul --
Barnabas --
Barnabas as Paul' s companion --
The "we" character --
Introduction of the narrator character --
First appearance of the "we" character (Acts 16:10-17) --
Second appearance of the "we" character (Acts 20:5-21:18) --
Paul (and the narrator?) in Jerusalem and Caesarea (Acts 21:19-26:32) --
Final appearance of the "we" character (Acts 27:1-28:16) --
Conclusion: Who are "we" in Acts?: asking the question differently.
Series Title: Studies in biblical literature (Society of Biblical Literature), 14.
Responsibility: William Sanger Campbell.

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