The Book of Acts in Its Ancient Literary Setting

The Book of Acts in Its Ancient Literary Setting

by Bruce W. Winter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802824331

ISBN-13: 9780802824332

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing


The Book of Acts in Its Ancient Literary Setting includes fourteen chapters devoted to the literary framework that undergirds the Book of Acts. Topics include the text as historical monograph, ancient rhetoric and speeches, the Pauline corpus, biblical history, subsequent ecclesiastical histories, and modern literary method. All of these chapters arise out…  See more details below

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The Book of Acts in Its Ancient Literary Setting includes fourteen chapters devoted to the literary framework that undergirds the Book of Acts. Topics include the text as historical monograph, ancient rhetoric and speeches, the Pauline corpus, biblical history, subsequent ecclesiastical histories, and modern literary method. All of these chapters arise out of a consultation by the project's scholars at Cambridge in March 1993.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802824332
Publisher:
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Series:
Book of Acts in Its First Century Setting Series
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Acts and the Ancient Historical Monograph1
2Acts and Ancient Intellectual Biography31
3Acts and Biblical History65
4The Motif of Fulfillment and the Purpose of Luke-Acts83
5The Acts of Paul as a Sequel to Acts105
6Acts and Subsequent Ecclesiastical Histories153
7Acts and the 'Former Treatise'163
8Acts and the Pauline Corpus I: Ancient Literary Parallels183
9Acts and the Pauline Corpus II. The Evidence of Parallels215
10Public Speaking and Published Accounts259
11Official Proceedings and the Forensic Speeches in Acts 24-26305
12Acts Against the Background of Classical Rhetoric337
13Acts and Modern Literary Approaches381
Appendix: Acts and the Problem of its Texts415
Biblical References445
Ancient Authors457
Modern Authors466
Subjects474

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