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Author Samkutty, V. J.

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

Imprint London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 259 pages) : illustrations.
Series Library of New Testament studies ; 328
T & T Clark library of biblical studies
Library of New Testament studies ; 328.
T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Sheffield.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-247) and indexes.
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.
Contents Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Part I: INTRODUCTION AND SURVEY; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 A Survey of Recent Discussions on Acts 8:4-25; PART II: BACKGROUND TO LUKE''S PORTRAYAL OF THE SAMARITANS IN ACTS; Chapter 3 Samaria and the Samaritans in the New Testament Period; Chapter 4 Samaritans in the Gospel of Luke; Part III: THE PORTRAIT OF THE SAMARITAN MISSION IN ACTS; Chapter 5 Structural Analysis of Acts 8:4-25; Chapter 6 Textual Analysis of Acts 8:4-25.
Chapter 7 The Samaritan Mission in Acts 8:4-25: An Anticipation-legitimation DeviceChapter 8 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Authors; Index of References.
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Subject Bible. Acts, VIII, 4-25 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Acts, VIII, 4-25 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. New Testament. Actes des Apôtres. VIII, 4-25 -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. New Testament. Luc -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Apostelgeschichte 8,5-25.
Apostelgeschichte 8,4-25.
Lukanisches Doppelwerk.
Samaritans.
Christianity and other religions -- Samaritanism.
Missions -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Samkutty, V.J. Samaritan mission in Acts. London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2006 0567044645 (DLC) 2006299671 (OCoLC)71848768
ISBN 9780567140562 (electronic bk.)
0567140563 (electronic bk.)
1283193639
9781283193634
0567044645
9780567044648