Acts and the history of earliest Christianity / Martin Hengel ; [translated by John Bowden from the German].
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|Subject:||Bible. Acts > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Church history > Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 > Historiography.
Christianity > Origin.
- ISBN: 0800606302
- ISBN: 9780800606305
- Physical Description: ix, 149 pages ; 23 cm.
- Edition: 1st Fortress Press ed.
- Publisher: Philadelphia : Fortress Press, 1980, ℗♭1979.
|General Note:|| Translation of Zur urchristlichen Geschichtsschreibung.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-146) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The sources of the history of earliest Christianity in the context of ancient historiography and biography -- Acts as a historical source -- The earliest Christian histories as sources for a history of earliest Christianity and the unity of Kerygma and historical narrative -- The historical-critical method -- Unfashionable reflections on Luke as a theological historian -- The Hellenists and their expulsion from Jerusalem -- The calling of Paul -- Peter and the mission to the gentiles -- The decisive breakthrough in Antioch -- The so-called "apostolic council" and its consequences.