Perfect Martyr: The Stoning of Stephen and the Construction of Christian Identity

Perfect Martyr: The Stoning of Stephen and the Construction of Christian Identity

by Shelly Matthews

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199924653
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/29/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Associate Professor of Religion, Dorothy and B.H. Peace Chair in Religion, Furman University

Table of Contents

Introduction: First Martyr
Chapter One: Situating Acts
Chapter Two: Perfect Martyr: Situating Stephen within Acts
Chapter Three: Disrupting Acts: Reading Stephen alongside James, the Brother of Jesus
Chapter Four: ''Father, Forgive Them:'' The Place of the Perfect Prayer in the Construction of Christian Identity
Epilogue

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