The Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles: Harvard Divinity School Studies

The Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles: Harvard Divinity School Studies

by François Bovon
     
 

This collection provides a rich, multilayered analysis of a long-neglected branch of early Christian apocryphal literature that examines the relationship between tradition and redaction, uses of language, and the fluid border between literary criticism and motif analysis.See more details below

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This collection provides a rich, multilayered analysis of a long-neglected branch of early Christian apocryphal literature that examines the relationship between tradition and redaction, uses of language, and the fluid border between literary criticism and motif analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945454182
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
Religions of the World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword Lawrence E. Sullivan

Preface François Bovon

Abbreviations

Short Titles

Editing the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles François Bovon

Performance and Rewriting

A. The "Prehistory" of "the Acts of Peter" Christine M. Thomas

B. The "Acts of Mark": Tradition, Transmission, and Translation of the Arabic Version Allen Dwight Callahan

C. Byzantine Witnesses for the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles François Bovon

Language

A. The Greek Language of the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles: A Study in Style David H. Warren

B. Philological Aspects of the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles Evie Zachariades-Holmberg

Literary and Religious Studies

A. Political Authority and Cultural Accommodation: Social Diversity in the "Acts of Paul" and the "Acts of Peter" Ann Graham Brock

B. Ritual Epicleses in the Greek "Acts of Thomas" Caroline Johnson

C. Articulate Animals: A Multivalent Motif in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles Christopher R. Matthews

C. "She Became What the Words Signified": The Greek "Acts of Andrew's" Construction of the Reader-Disciple Laura S. Nasrallah

D. Physical and Spiritual Restoration: The Role of Healing Miracles in the "Acts of Andrew" David W. Pao

E. An Inquiry into the Relationship between Community and Text: The Apocryphal "Acts of Philip" 1 and the Encratites of Asia Minor Richard N. Slater

Appendices

A. "The Martyrdom of the Holy Apostle Ananias" (BHG 75y) François Bovon and Evie Zachariades-Holmberg

B. "The Memorial of Saint John the Theologian" (BHG 919fb) Yuko Taniguchi, François Bovon, and Athanasios Antonopoulos

Bibliography

Index of Biblical References

Index of Early Christian Apocrypha

Index of Ancient Texts and Authors

General Index

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