Geography and the Ascension Narrative in Acts

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The book of Acts contains a strong geographical component. Yet readings of Acts typically ignore or marginalise geography's contribution to the construction of the narrative's theology. In this book Matthew Sleeman argues that Jesus' ascension into heaven is foundational for establishing the 'spatiality' of Acts, showing that the narrative's understanding of place and space is shaped decisively by Christ's heavenly location. Drawing on recent advances in geographical theory, Sleeman offers a 'spatial' interpretation that ...

Geography and the Ascension Narrative in Acts 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107628311

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Geography and the Ascension Narrative in Acts 2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521509626

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