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The "we" passages in the Acts of the Apostles : the narrator as narrative character / William Sanger Campbell.

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Subject: Bible. Acts > Criticism, Narrative.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781589832053
  • ISBN: 1589832051
  • ISBN: 9781435626973
  • ISBN: 1435626974
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 150 pages).
  • Publisher: Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, ©2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-135) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction : "the insoluble riddle." Categories 1 and 2 : author-as-eyewitness and source-as-eyewitness solutions ; Categories 3 and 4 : fictional and conventional eyewitness solutions ; Problems and possibilities ; Narrator as narrative character -- Stories, storytellers, and readers. Readers ; Stories and storytellers ; Storytelling and storytellers ; Characterizing the storyteller ; Conclusions : narrator and narrative levels -- The narrator as "he," "me," and "we" : the use of grammatical person in antiquity. Thucydides ; Polybius ; Josephus ; Review and results : summary of findings ; Review and results : significance for Acts -- Paul and Barnabas : companions on the journey. Paul ; Barnabas ; Barnabas as Paul's companion -- The "we" character. Introduction of the narrator character ; First appearance of the "we" character (Acts 16:10-17) ; Second appearance of the "we" character (Acts 20:5-21:18) ; Paul (and the narrator?) in Jerusalem and Caesarea (Acts 21:19-26:32) ; Final appearance of the "we" character (Acts 27:1-28:16) ; Summary -- Conclusion : who are "we" in Acts? : asking the question differently.
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