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The Genre of Acts and Collected Biography


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1. Introduction; 2. Modern and ancient genre theory; 3. Ancient individual and collected biographies; 4. Acts as collected biography; 5. Characterisation in Acts; 6. Peter, Paul and the ending of Acts; 7. Conclusion; Appendix 1. Literary topoi in ancient Greek biographies; Appendix 2. References to biographical works in Diogenes Laertius' Lives of the Philosophers; Appendix 3. Divisions in collected biographies.

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Uses genre theory to explore the composition and purpose of Acts, concluding that it is a work of collected biography.

About the Author

Sean A. Adams is British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is co-editor of Issues in Luke-Acts (with Michael Pahl, 2012) and Paul and the Ancient Letter Form (with Stanley E. Porter, 2010), and is also the author of Baruch and Epistle of Jeremiah (2014).

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