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Acts and Ethics
Thomas E. Phillips, editor
Publication Date
November 2006


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 the following papers:

The Genre of Acts and the Ethics of Discourse
—Stanley E. Porter

Social Identity and the Aim of Accomplished Life in Acts 2
—Robert L. Brawley

Wise Up, Young Man: The Moral Vision of Saul and Other “Neaniskoi” in Acts
—F. Scott Spencer

Paul as a Role Model in Acts: The “We”-Passages in Acts 16 and Beyond
—Thomas E. Phillips

“What Do You Think You Are Doing, Paul?”: Synagogues, Accusations, and Ethics in Paul’s Ministry in Acts 16-21
—Richard P. Thompson

Unchained Ministry: Paul's Roman Custody (Acts 21–28) and the Sociopolitical Outlook of the Book of Acts
—Matthew L. Skinner

Authority and Community: Lukan Dominium in Acts
—C. Kavin Rowe

Do the Ethics of Acts Include the Ethical Teaching in Luke?
—Robert C. Tannehill

The Good Samaritan, Cornelius, and the Just Use of Force
—Pamela Hedrick

Thomas E. Phillips is Visiting Associate Professor of Religion at Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California.

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