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Bibil Identifier bibil:247956
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Die Akten des Titus: Rezeption ,,apostolischer" Schriften und Entwicklung antik-christlicher ,,Erinnerungslandschaften"
Author Nicklas, Tobias
Journal Early Christianity (Volume: 8, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Language English
Pages 447-457 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Although the Acts of Titus never reached (or even claimed) canonical status, it would be wrong to describe them as "apocryphal" in the sense of "hidden" or "secret." Instead, this text is important for the formation of the church of Crete's identity as an apostolic foundation. It both creates the story of its foundation by the "apostle" Titus and binds the memories of this past to both rituals and material culture. In this way it transforms parts of Crete into a "landscape of memories."
DOI 10.1628/186870317X15100584934612
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha : Apocryphal Texts relating to New Testament Characters or Events : Apostles / Acts : Acts of Titus
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