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Bibil Identifier bibil:237521
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Peter and Paul in Acts and the Construction of Early Christian Identity: A Review of Historical and Literary Approaches
Author Baker, Coleman A.
Journal Currents in Biblical Research (Volume: 11, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 349-365 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The study of Peter and Paul in the Acts of the Apostles has gone through primarily two methodological phases, a search for the historical Peter and Paul and a search for the literary Peter and Paul. In recent decades, the literary approaches to the Bible have begun to raise questions about the role of the reader in understanding texts and their characters, resulting in a few studies that raise the question of the interaction between the reader and the characters of Peter and Paul. This latter development constitutes an emerging third methodological phase, the search for the identity-forming Peter and Paul. At issue in this search is how those who interact with the Acts narrative, both ancient and modern readers, are affected by the presentation of characters of Peter and Paul.
DOI 10.1177/1476993X11417406
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Acts of the Apostles
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Peter
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Paul
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Reader
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