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The Resource The genre of Acts and collected biography, Sean A. Adams

The genre of Acts and collected biography, Sean A. Adams

Label
The genre of Acts and collected biography
Title
The genre of Acts and collected biography
Statement of responsibility
Sean A. Adams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"It is widely accepted by New Testament scholars that the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles probably originated as two parts of one work by a single author. In spite of this, the books have been assigned to very different genres: Luke is traditionally viewed as a biography of Jesus, and Acts as a history of the early church. Comparing in detail the structure and content of Acts with the formal features of history, novel, epic and biography, Sean Adams challenges this division. Applying both ancient and modern genre theory, he argues that the best genre parallel for the Acts of the Apostles is in fact collected biography. Offering a nuanced and sophisticated understanding of genre theory, along with an insightful argument regarding the composition and purpose of Acts, this book will be of interest to those studying the New Testament, Acts, genre theory and ancient literature"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Adams, Sean A
Dewey number
223.6/066
Index
index present
LC call number
BS2625.52
LC item number
.A33 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Society for new testament studies monograph series
Series volume
156
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literary form
  • Biography as a literary form
Label
The genre of Acts and collected biography, Sean A. Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Modern and ancient genre theory; 3. Ancient individual and collected biographies; 4. Acts as collected biography; 5. Characterisation in Acts; 6. Peter, Paul and the ending of Acts; 7. Conclusion; Appendix 1. Literary topoi in ancient Greek biographies; Appendix 2. References to biographical works in Diogenes Laertius' Lives of the Philosophers; Appendix 3. Divisions in collected biographies
Control code
EBC1394592
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (335 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107421264
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1394592
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1394592
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10774129
  • (CaONFJC)MIL538461
  • (OCoLC)862115962
Label
The genre of Acts and collected biography, Sean A. Adams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Modern and ancient genre theory; 3. Ancient individual and collected biographies; 4. Acts as collected biography; 5. Characterisation in Acts; 6. Peter, Paul and the ending of Acts; 7. Conclusion; Appendix 1. Literary topoi in ancient Greek biographies; Appendix 2. References to biographical works in Diogenes Laertius' Lives of the Philosophers; Appendix 3. Divisions in collected biographies
Control code
EBC1394592
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (335 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107421264
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1394592
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1394592
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10774129
  • (CaONFJC)MIL538461
  • (OCoLC)862115962

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