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100 1 _aThompson, Richard P.
245 1 0 _aKeeping the church in its place
_h[electronic resource] :
_bthe church as narrative character in the book of Acts /
_cRichard P. Thompson.
260 _aNew York :
_bT & T Clark,
_cc2006.
300 _a1 online resource (x, 294 p.)
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 249-280) and index.
505 0 _aIntroduction -- Ancient narratives, characterization, and the Acts of the Apostles -- Ancient narrative texts, readers, and the reading process reading characters in ancient narratives characterization and the Acts of the Apostles -- The Jerusalem church as narrative character (Acts 1:18:3) -- The earliest Christians after Jesus' ascension (Acts 1:12-26) --The gathered believers and the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost (Acts 2:1-13) -- The community of believers and the aftermath of the Pentecost events (Acts 2:42-47) -- The praying believers after initial persecution (Acts 4:23-31) -- The community of believers after persecution and divine affirmation (Acts 4:32-37) -- The church and the incident with Ananias and Sapphira (Acts 5:1-11) -- The church after the incident with Ananias and Sapphira (Acts 5:12-16) -- The proclaiming believers and increasing persecution (Acts 5:1742) -- The earliest Christians and the problem with the widows (Acts 6:17) -- The scattered believers after the death of Stephen (Acts 8:1b-3) -- The characterization of the Christian church or group of believers in Jerusalem (Acts 1:18-33) -- The churches in Jerusalem and beyond as narrative characters (Acts 8:41; 2:25) -- The Jewish Christians outside of Jerusalem (Acts 8:4) -- The early Christians in Damascus (Acts 9:19b-25) -- The Jerusalem church meets Saul (Acts 9:26-30) -- The church in Judea, Galilee, and Samaria (Acts 9:31) -- Peter, Cornelius, and the first gentile Christians (Acts 10:44-48) -- The Jerusalem church questions Peter about his actions (Acts 11:1-18) -- The first Christians in Antioch (Acts 11:19-30) -- Another look at the church in Jerusalem (Acts 12:1-19) -- The characterization of the Christian churches or groups of believers in Jerusalem and beyond (Acts 8:4; 12:25) -- The churches in the Roman Empire as narrative characters (Acts 13:12; 8:31) -- The church in Antioch sends Barnabas and Aaul (Acts 13:13) -- The Christian believers in Antioch of Pisidia (Acts 13:44-52) -- The Christian believers in Lystra and other cities (Acts 14:19-28) -- The controversy in Antioch and the Jerusalem council (Acts 15:1-35) -- The churches in Antioch and Asia after the Jerusalem council (Acts 15:36; 16:5) -- The believers in Thessalonica and Beroea (Acts 17:1-15) -- The church in Corinth (Acts 18:1-17) -- Some believers in Ephesus (Acts 18:24-28) -- More believers in Ephesus (Acts 19:1-41) -- The Ephesian believers and Paul say farewell (Acts 20:17-38) -- Groups of believers as Paul approaches Jerusalem (Acts 21:1-16) -- The Jerusalem church meets with Paul (Acts 21:17-36) -- The Roman believers meet Paul (Acts 28:11-31) -- The characterization of the Christian churches or groups of believers in the Roman Empire (Acts 13:12; 8:31).
520 _aThompson's study offers a fresh reading of Acts that keeps the church within its literary place within that narrative. His study uncovers descriptions of the church that emphasize certain characteristics presented in the opening scenes of the narrative: the blessing and presence of God, the unanimity of the believers, the communal caring for one another, and the proclamation of the gospel. The progression of the Acts narrative presents an evolving image of the church that eventually includes both Jewish and non-Jewish believers of the gospel, with growing opposition from the Jewish people and.
588 _aDescription based on print version record.
630 0 0 _aBible.
_pActs
_xCriticism, Narrative.
650 0 _aChurch
_xBiblical teaching.
650 4 _aReligion.
650 7 _aRELIGION
_xBiblical Studies
_xNew Testament.
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650 7 _aRELIGION
_xBiblical Studies
_xJesus, the Gospels & Acts.
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630 0 7 _aApostelgeschichte.
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650 0 7 _aKirche.
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655 4 _aElectronic books.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aThompson, Richard P.
_tKeeping the church in its place.
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