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The Samaritan mission in Acts [electronic resource] / V.J. Samkutty.

By: Samkutty, V. J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of New Testament studies: 328.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 259 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780567140562 (electronic bk.); 0567140563 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Samaritans | Bible. N.T. Acts VIII, 4-25 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Christianity and other religions -- Samaritanism | Missions -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. N.T. Acts VIII, 4-25 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. N.T. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Missions -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Religion | Bible. N.T. Actes des Ap�otres. VIII, 4-25 -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. N.T. Luc -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Samaritains | Christianisme -- Relations -- Samaritanisme | Missions -- Histoire -- ca 30-600 (�Eglise primitive) | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Handelingen der Apostelen (bijbelboek) | Samaritanen | Apostelgeschichte 8,5-25 | Mission | Samaritaner | Apostelgeschichte 8,4-25 | Lukanisches Doppelwerk | SamaritanerGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Samaritan mission in Acts.DDC classification: 226.6/06 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The portrait of the Samaritan mission in Acts 8:4-25 is the climax of various Lukan episodes involving the Samaritans.�This work shows that�the function of this portrait makes better sense in light of the historical context of the Samaritans up to and including the New Testament period, and of Luke's special interest in the Samaritans as depicted in his Gospel. A review of the socio-ethnic and religious contexts of the Samaritans points to the conclusion that they struggled to establish the legitimacy of their identity and status as a people. In some Jewish circles, they were conside.
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Originally presented as author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Sheffield.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [228]-247) and indexes.

The portrait of the Samaritan mission in Acts 8:4-25 is the climax of various Lukan episodes involving the Samaritans.�This work shows that�the function of this portrait makes better sense in light of the historical context of the Samaritans up to and including the New Testament period, and of Luke's special interest in the Samaritans as depicted in his Gospel. A review of the socio-ethnic and religious contexts of the Samaritans points to the conclusion that they struggled to establish the legitimacy of their identity and status as a people. In some Jewish circles, they were conside.

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