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Propagating the Gospel: The Ethiopian Eunuch as an Impotent Power (acts 8)

Brittany E. Wilson

in Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 4 examines the Ethiopian eunuch in Acts 8, a character who signifies the spread of the gospel to “the end of the earth” and who blurs gender, ethnic, and status boundaries in the process. ... More


Introduction: Why Study Men in Luke-Acts?

Brittany E. Wilson

in Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The introduction notes that scholarship has neglected to study Lukan men qua men and identifies why such a study is an important interpretative endeavor. Both traditional and feminist approaches to ... More


Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Brittany E. Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This book examines key male characters in Luke-Acts with respect to constructions of gender and masculinity in the Greco-Roman world. Of all Luke’s male characters, four in particular problematize ... More


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