Commission Narratives: A Comparative Study of the Canonical and Apocryphal Acts

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Commission Narratives is based on the author's doctoral dissertation in Groningen (2002). The monograph offers the first overarching, comparative treatment of commission narratives in the canonical and apocryphal Acts of the Apostles, analysing them in their ancient literary setting. Following a survey of this widespread narrative theme in the cultural environment of early Christianity, Czachesz establishes a threefold social typology of divine commission (institutional, prophetic and philosophical) and explores the ...

Commission Narratives: A Comparative Study of the Canonical and Apocryphal Acts 2007, Peeters, Leuven

ISBN-13: 9789042918450

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