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Author Marguerat, Daniel, 1943-

Title The first Christian historian : writing the "Acts of the Apostles" / Daniel Marguerat ; translated by Ken McKinney, Gregory J. Laughery, and Richard Bauckham
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 299 pages)
Series Society for New Testament Studies monograph series ; 121
Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies) ; 121
Contents Preface -- How Luke wrote history -- A narrative of beginnings -- The unity of Luke -- Acts: the task of reading -- A Christianity between Jerusalem and Rome -- The God of Acts -- The work of the Spirit -- Jews and Christians in conflict -- Ananias and Sapphira (Acts 5.1-11): the original sin -- Saul's conversion (Acts 9; 22; 26) -- The enigma of the end of Acts (28.16-31) -- Travels and travellers -- Bibliography -- Index of passages
Summary Luke is considered the first historian of Christianity, but his reliability is vigorously disputed among scholars. Daniel Marguerat avoids this true/false quagmire by setting his evaluation of Luke's talent as a historian firmly within the framework of ancient historiography, the rules of ancient historians and narrative criticism
Analysis Teologi Teologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-281) and index
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Subject Bible. Acts -- Historiography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002019251
ISBN 0511042639 (electronic bk.)
0511045867
0511148658
0511488068 (ebook)
0521816505 (hbk.)
9780511042638 (electronic bk.)
9780511045868
9780511148651
9780511488061 (ebook)
9780521816502 (hbk.)
Other Titles Première histoire du christianisme. English