Household Conversion Narratives in Acts Hardback

Pattern and Interpretation

by David Lertis Matson;

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Household Conversion Narratives in Acts

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Using features of the narrative-critical method, this book offers an innovative approach to a notable phenomenon in the book of Acts: the conversion of entire households to the Christian faith. When viewed against the household mission of the seventy(-two) messengers in Luke, the stories of Cornelius, Lydia, the Roman jailer and Crispus comprise a pattern of evangelistic activity that provides a common framework for their interpretation. Repetition and variation of the pattern offer important clues for the way each story functions within the wider context of Acts, opening up new lines of interpretation as well as new levels of unity/disunity between the Lukan writings.

Household Conversion Narratives in Acts by David Lertis Matson was published by Continuum in February 1996. The ISBN for Household Conversion Narratives in Acts is 9781850755869.

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Details for Household Conversion Narratives in Acts

Page last updated 17th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (February 1996)
Number of Pages226
Thickness15 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code1181697
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