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Bibil Identifier bibil:224585
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Ecclesiology of Acts
Author Rowe, C. Kavin
Journal Interpretation. A Journal of Bible and Theology (Volume: 66, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 259-269 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article examines the ecclesiology of Acts by considering the political shape of Acts vis-à-vis the wider Roman world. The discussion of three scenes in Acts shows that there is a profound and productive tension at the heart of Acts’ theological vision. This tension generates the distinctive Christian politics that is Acts’ ecclesiology: a public witness to Jesus Christ in a world that did not know him.
DOI 10.1177/0020964312443192
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Acts of the Apostles
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Ecclesiology
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Nations
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Christology
Pericopes Acts of the Apostles 19
Acts of the Apostles 25-26
Acts of the Apostles 17
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