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Author Spencer, F. Scott.

Title The portrait of Philip in Acts [electronic resource] : a study of roles and relations / F. Scott Spencer.

Imprint Sheffield : JSOT Press, 1992.

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Description 1 online resource (320 pages).
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 67
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 67.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-300) and indexes.
Thesis Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Durham, 1989.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Contents Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 PHILIP AND THE SAMARITANS; Chapter 3 PHILIP AND SIMON MAGUS; Chapter 4 PHILIP AND THE ETHIOPIAN EUNUCH; Chapter 5 PHILIP AND PETER; Chapter 6 PHILIP AND PAUL; Chapter 7 CONCLUSION; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary Appraisals of early Christian leaders in Acts typically neglect or minimize the contribution of Philip the evangelist. This study establishes Philip''s pivotal place in the overall structure of Luke-Acts, stressing the significance of his roles as the first missionary to the marginalized Samaritians and ''God-fearers'' of a charismatic prophet in the tradition of Moses and Elijah, and a versatile servant in both domestic/diaconal and itinerant/kerygmatic capacities. This investigation utilizes close literary analysis of the Lukan narrative informed by social-historical assessments of the ancie.
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Subject Philip, the Evangelist.
Bible. Acts, VIII-XI -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Acts.
Philippe, l'évangéliste, saint -- Enseignement biblique.
Bible. New Testament. Actes des Apôtres -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Philippe (l'Evangéliste)
Bible. New Testament -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Philippus (Apostel)
Indexed Term Christianity Scriptures
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Spencer, F. Scott. Portrait of Philip in Acts. Sheffield : JSOT Press, 1992 1850753407 (OCoLC)26738548
ISBN 9780567034601 (electronic bk.)
0567034607 (electronic bk.)