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By Glenn E. Snyder

ISBN-10: 3161527739

ISBN-13: 9783161527739

Acts of Paul is a set of early Christian traditions that weren't incorporated within the canonized Acts: the Acts of Paul and Thekla , three Corinthians , the Martyrdom of Paul , and different remarkable tales, reminiscent of Paul baptizing a lion. by way of the top of the second one century, there has been a rumor in North Africa that 'Acts of Paul' have been fabricated by way of a presbyter in Asia Minor (Tertullian, De baptismo 17.5); and to at the present time, it's alleged that Acts of Paul is later than and not as good as the traditions preserved in Acts - traditionally, theologically, and another way. yet what proof is there for the composition and reception of Acts of Paul ? during this learn Glenn E. Snyder seriously examines Greek, Latin, and Coptic witnesses to Acts of Paul from the second one to 6th centuries, with chapters at the independently circulating acts, extant collections, and different proof for the formation of Acts of Paul.

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