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The Jerusalem Council and the Foundation of Salutaris

Christopher Stroup

in The Christians Who Became Jews: Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247893
eISBN:
9780300252187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247893.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter assesses how Acts of the Apostles uses the image of Jewishness constructed in Acts 2:5–13 to depict the Jewishness of Christian non-Jews in the Jerusalem council (15:1–21). Comparing the ... More


Recontextualizing Acts: Religious, Ethnic, and Civic Identity

Christopher Stroup

in The Christians Who Became Jews: Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247893
eISBN:
9780300252187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247893.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter situates Acts of the Apostles historically and examines previous scholarship on Jewish identity and Acts. It argues that Lukan ethnic reasoning—as mediated by the cultural context of ... More


Christian Non-Jews and the Polis

Christopher Stroup

in The Christians Who Became Jews: Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247893
eISBN:
9780300252187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247893.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the findings of this book. It argues that Acts of the Apostles' rhetoric of Jewish and Christian identity should be situated within the context of Roman-era cities, ... More


The Christians Who Became Jews: Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

Christopher Stroup

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247893
eISBN:
9780300252187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247893.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

When considering Jewish identity in Acts of the Apostles, scholars have often emphasized Jewish and Christian religious difference, an emphasis that masks the intersections of civic, ethnic, and ... More


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