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Acts in its ancient literary context : a classicist looks at the Acts of the Apostles / Loveday C.A. Alexander.

Author/Creator:
Alexander, Loveday.
Publication:
London ; New York : T & T Clark International, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 290 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Library of New Testament studies ; 289.
Early Christianity in context
Library of New Testament studies
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Subjects:
Bible. N.T. Acts of the Apostles -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
On a Roman bookstall: reading Acts in its ancient literary context
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
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-271) and indexes.
ISBN:
0567082091
OCLC:
61757165