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Bibil Identifier bibil:248138
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Delightful Acts
Title (English, ) New Essays on Canonical and Non-canonical Acts
Title (English, Abbreviation) Delightful Acts
Editor Attridge, Harold W.
Editor MacDonald, Dennis R.
Editor Rothschild, Clare K.
Series Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 1. Reihe (Volume: 391)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 98/391
Place 226.6
Publishing house Mohr Siebeck
Place Tübingen
ISBN 978-3-16-154477-4
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvi Pages
304 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract The primary impetus of this collection of essays on canonical and non-canonical Acts is to honor the scholarly achievements of Richard I. Pervo. Pervo pioneered the view that canonical Acts is comparable to ancient fiction, insofar as the various episodes about Peter, Paul and the other apostles were composed to entertain, even as they inform. In the spirit of this work, contributors to this volume do not sit idly by. Prodding and provoking readers, these new and often exploratory essays travel at different speeds and with notable variation from center within the broad orbit of canonical Acts. The hope is that this volume will foster serious conversation of the things discussed, with no small measure of delight along the way.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Acts of the Apostles
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Synoptic Gospels : Gospel of Luke : Work of Luke
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