Magic And Paganism In Early Christianity

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Magic And Paganism In Early Christianity

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800636357
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/1/2003
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 1,132,724
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

Translator's Note
Introduction 1
I Establishing the Foundations (Acts 1-2) 3
1 Prologue and missionary programme (Acts 1:1-14) 3
2 The Pentecost event and its consequences (Acts 2:1-47) 7
II The Evangelist Philip (Acts 8) 13
1 In Samaria (Acts 8:4-25) 13
2 On the road to Gaza (Acts 8:26-40) 23
III In Caesarea (Acts 10-12) 31
1 The baptism of Cornelius (Acts 10:1-11:18) 31
2 Herod Agrippa I (Acts 12:20-23) 38
IV The First Missionary Journey (Acts 13-14) 45
1 In Paphos on Cyprus (Acts 13:4-12) 47
2 In Lystra: a miracle and its consequences (Acts 14:8-20) 55
V Paul in Greece (Acts 16-18) 63
1 An 'exorcism' in Philippi (Acts 16:16-24) 63
2 Visiting Athens (Acts 17:16-21, 32-34) 73
3 The unknown god: the address on the Areopagus (Acts 17:22-31) 81
VI Paul in Ephesus (Acts 19) 97
1 Miracle and magic: a difficult demarcation (Acts 19:11-20) 97
2 The revolt of the silversmiths (Acts 19:23-40) 102
VII The Journey to Rome (Acts 27-28) 111
1 Sea voyage, shipwreck, rescue (Acts 27:1-44) 111
2 The hospitable island (Acts 28:1-10) 113
3 Freedom to preach in Rome (Acts 28:16-31) 117
VIII Retrospect and Prospect 119
Bibliography 123
Index 1: Texts (apart from Acts) 131
Index 2: Names 134
Index 3: Places 135
Index 4: Subjects 135
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