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Acts in its ancient literary context

Loveday Alexander

Acts in its ancient literary context

a classicist looks at the Acts of the Apostles

by Loveday Alexander

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Published by T & T Clark in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-271) and indexes.

    StatementLoveday C.A. Alexander.
    SeriesEarly Christianity in context, Library of New Testament studies -- 298
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2625.2 .A44 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20572812M
    ISBN 100567082091

    Editorial Reviews. Edwin A. Judge "The Book of Acts in Its Ancient Literary Setting offers a number of quite fresh approaches to ActsA dozen different genres or types of document are explored here, resulting in a rich mix of options. Acts emerges from its isolation into a world of contemporary rhetoric and : $ Description From The Publisher: 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 an historical monograph, ancient rhetoric and speeches, the Pauline corpus, biblical history, subsequent ecclesiastical histories, and modern literary method.

      Acts in Its Ancient Literary Context by Loveday Alexander, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). This is the first volume in the 6-volume series on The Book of Acts in Its First Century Setting focuses particularly on the literary framework that undergirds Acts. The 14 articles, all written by well-known historians and biblical scholars such as I. Howard Marshall, David Wenham, Philip E. Satterthwaite, Alanna Nobbs, and others, consider in turn the text as historical monograph, ancient.

    In How Ancient Narratives Persuade: Acts in Its Literary Context, Eric Clouston brings a new approach to the interpretation of Acts by treating it as a persuasive narrative. Read more. Chapter 1 Acts and the Ancient Historical Monograph. Acts and the Ancient Historical Monograph. Darryl W. Palmer. Summary. In modern study the phrase 'historical monograph' is applied to ancient Greek and Roman writings which deal with a limited issue or period and which may also be limited in length.


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The book is basically a collection of essays by the author. The common theme of the essays is trying to determine the place of Acts in its Hellenistic literary context. The author's doctoral research involved the prefaces to Luke/Acts.

The author tried to determine the genre of Acts based on clues from the by: 3. Acts in its Ancient Literary Context. Here, gathered for the first time, is a collection of Loveday Alexander's critically acclaimed essays on the Acts of the Apostles.

"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/5(4). (PDF) Book Reviews Acts in its Ancient Literary Context | rosa lina - Pp.

xi + Loveday Alexander is a leading voice in Acts scholarship, and students of the book of Acts have now received a great gift: the collection of several of her landmark essays written over the past 15 years within this one volume. A frequent pattern in her argumentation is to acknowledge (quite graciously) the usefulness of recent scholarly attempts to classify Acts in terms of ancient literary and Book Reviews / Biblical Interpretation 19 () rhetorical categories, but then to subject those arguments to further scrutiny.

e fruit of her scrutiny is a higher degree of specificity concerning the place of Acts. Acts in its Ancient Literary Context is one of the more enjoyable works that I have engaged with recently and a worthy resource for studying Acts with an eye towards its character as a work of literature developed within the ancient Mediterranean milieu.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. The Message of the Book of Acts. Acts is designed to trace the spread of the gospel from Jerusalem to Antioch to Rome. A simple outline of the book can be formulated on the basis of Jesus' statement at Acts 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.

The authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles, collectively known as Luke–Acts, is an important issue for biblical exegetes who are attempting to produce critical scholarship on the origins of the New Testament.

Traditionally, the text is believed to have been written by Luke the companion of Paul (named in Colossians ). Gathers a collection of essays on the "Acts of the Apostles".

This book addresses the central question 'What kind of book is "Acts"?' It argues that the differences between New Testament texts and contemporary writings in the Graeco-Roman world can be. 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 :   Acts in its Ancient Literary Context: A Classicist Looks at the Acts of the Apostles (The Library of New Testament Studies) Paperback 3/5(1).

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, /5(2). About Acts in its Ancient Literary Context Here, gathered for the first time, is a collection of Loveday Alexander's critically acclaimed essays on the Acts of the Apostles.

In this collection of essays, Alexander addresses the central question 'What kind of book is Acts?'. 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/5(1).

The Book of Acts in Its First Century Setting (5 vols.) series explains the culture and context surrounding the New Testament’s history of how the gospel began its journey to all nations.

Volume 1 examines Luke’s place as a legitimate Hellenistic historian, as well as the tropes and schemes of historical literature of the time.

of Acts in its Ancient Literary Setting. The Book of Acts in its First-Century Setting, vol. 1 (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans,pp., cloth, $) reviewed by Warren Vanhetloo.

Scholars, specialists, and libraries will benefit greatly from this extensive survey of background and contemporary influence relating to the literary structure of. Starting with the understanding that the Book of Acts is rooted within the setting of the peoples and cultures of the Mediterranean in the first century A.D., this comprehensive series provides a multifaceted approach to the Acts of the Apostles in its literary, regional, cultural, ideological, and theological contexts.That insight opens up the possibility of reading Acts alongside other ancient literary genres: the lives of the Greek philosophers, the Greek novels of Chariton and Xenophon of Ephesus, Roman itineraries, Greek and Jewish apologetic, and Latin : Loveday Alexander.The Preface to Luke's Gospel: Literary Convention and Social Context in Luke –4 and Acts (SNTSMS 78; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ) argues that the form of Luke's preface aligns more closely with ancient Greek technical treatises than with ancient Greek historiography.

She thus warns against reading the ‘following.