The Roman Army and the Expansion of the Gospel
Alexander Kyrychenko, "The Roman Army and the Expansion of the Gospel "
English | ISBN: 3110344025 | 2014 | 228 pages | EPUB, PDF | 1005 KB + 3 MB
What is the literary function of centurions in the story of Luke-Acts? To answer this question, the book considers these NT texts alongside the Greco-Roman and Jewish sources that offer insights into the Roman military. It demonstrates a common perception of centurions as principal representatives of the imperial power and views their role in Luke-Acts as prototypical Gentile believers in anticipation of the Christian mission to the Empire.
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