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World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age C. Kavin Rowe

World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age

C. Kavin Rowe

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For almost 300 years, the dominant trend in New Testament interpretation has been to read the Acts of the Apostles as a document that argues for the political possibility of harmonious co-existence between Rome and the early Christian movement.MoreFor almost 300 years, the dominant trend in New Testament interpretation has been to read the Acts of the Apostles as a document that argues for the political possibility of harmonious co-existence between Rome and the early Christian movement. Kavin Rowe argues that the time is long overdue for a sophisticated, critically constructive reappraisal.A brilliant piece of work by a young scholar of considerable promise.--First ThingsThis well-written, well-argued book is a must read for New Testament scholars.-- Review of Biblical LiteratureThis sophisticated argument offers a comprehensive vision of Acts and deserves a wide readership.-- Religious Studies ReviewThere is so much happening in these pages that a slow and careful read will provoke sustained thoughts on a variety of subjects of ecclesial interest ranging from Christianity and culture to issues of tolerance and political theology.-- Themelios