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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.)
0511488068 (ebook)
0521816505 (hbk.)
9780511042638 (electronic bk.)
9780511488061 (ebook)
9780521816502 (hbk.)
Other Titles Première histoire du christianisme. English