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The first Christian historian : writing the "Acts of the Apostles"

Author: Daniel Marguerat
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 121.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an original evaluation of Luke's reliability as the first historian of Christianity.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Marguerat
ISBN: 0521609496 9780521609494
OCLC Number: 60458555
Description: xii, 299 pages ; 23 cm.
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.
Series Title: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 121.
Other Titles: Première histoire du christianisme.
Responsibility: Daniel Marguerat ; translated by Ken McKinney, Gregory J. Laughery, and Richard Bauckham.
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'This is a masterful, carefully written and well organised study, fully equal to the high standards already set by this series.' Contemporary Review 'Marguerat's proposals ... are uniformly Read more...

 
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