Acts of the Apostles: History, Fiction or Both (Part I)
11 Pages Posted: 9 Apr 2011 Last revised: 29 Jan 2012
Date Written: December 12, 2003
The fact that the majority of contributions to the study of Acts have been (presumed/predisposed to assuming) that its author was writing history as we understand history, is precisely why this study is interested in addressing the historical question and subsequently offer evidence for an alternative view which suggests that Luke may have made use of literary devices of the sort which were used in the realm of great literature.
Keywords: Acts, Apostles, Thomas, History, Fiction
JEL Classification: Z00
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