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Acts and Ethics
Edited by Thomas E. Phillips

This volume, the fruit of the sessions on the Book of Acts at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, in San Antonio, Texas, in November 2004, contains these papers:

Stanley E. Porter, 'The Genre of Acts and the Ethics of Discourse'
Robert L. Brawley, 'Social Identity and the Aim of Accomplished Life in Acts 2'
F. Scott Spencer, 'Wise Up, Young Man: The Moral Vision of Saul and Other “Neaniskoi” in Acts'
Thomas E. Phillips, 'Paul as a Role Model in Acts: The "We"-Passages in Acts 16 and Beyond'
Richard P. Thompson, '“What Do You Think You Are Doing, Paul?”: Synagogues, Accusations, and Ethics in Paul's Ministry in Acts 16-21'
Matthew L. Skinner, 'Unchained Ministry: Paul's Roman Custody (Acts 21–28) and the Sociopolitical Outlook of the Book of Acts'
C. Kavin Rowe, 'Authority and Community: Lukan Dominium in Acts'
Robert C. Tannehill, 'Do the Ethics of Acts Include the Ethical Teaching in Luke?'
Pamela Hedrick, 'The Good Samaritan, Cornelius, and the Just Use of Force'

Thomas E. Phillips is Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies at Point Loma Nazarene University, California.

Series: New Testament Monographs, 9
1-905048-22-X, 978-1-905048-22-9 hardback
Publication November 2005

The collection is highly recommended to scholars in the fields of Acts and ethics.
Gert J. Steyn. Review of Biblical Literature

[T]he collection can be recommended as stimulating reading for those interested in current reflections on Acts and ethics in a wider sense.
Heike Omerzu, Catholic Biblical Quarterly