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Perfect martyr

Shelly Matthews

Perfect martyr

the stoning of Stephen and the construction of Christian identity

by Shelly Matthews

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stephen, -- Saint, -- d. ca. 36,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Identification (Religion),
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600

  • Edition Notes

    StatementShelly Matthews.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2520.S8 M38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23962298M
    ISBN 109780195393323
    LC Control Number2009045766
    OCLC/WorldCa463454504

      Is the rue des Martyrs in Paris the perfect street? She writes for The New York Times and has lived on the rue des Martyrs - a long street with a lively past that tendrils up from the centre 4/5.   And after Him was the faithful martyr Stephen whom the Jews stoned. Simon (Peter) also and Paul were perfect martyrs. And James and John walked in the footsteps of their Master Christ. Also (others) of the apostles hereafter in diverse places confessed and proved true martyrs. These two passages certainly don’t prove the apostles died as.

      How to Overcome Martyr Syndrome. Martyr syndrome is a term that describes people who perceive themselves as in a constant state of self-sacrifice and suffering. People with martyr complex may feel or act like a victim in most situations 60%(4). Composed by John Foxe (A.D. –) the Book Of Christian Martyrs, originally titled The Acts And Monuments by John Foxe, is a set of books which documented the persecution and murder of Christians from the first century to the s. During Foxe's lifetime some of the most heinous persecutions against Protestant Christians were taking place. Born in Boston, Lincolnshire county, England.

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Perfect Martyr is a scholarly book that also faces pressing contemporary issues."--Review of Biblical Literature (reviewed by Richard Pervo, author ACTS: A Commentary) "Seldom have I learned so much from a book and simultaneously dissented so much.

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The book is a pearl of research, thoroughly and astutely annotated. Matthews makes the bestPrice: $   Perfect Martyr is a scholarly book that also faces pressing contemporary issues."—Review of Biblical Literature (reviewed by Richard Pervo, author ACTS: A Commentary) "Seldom have I learned so much from a book and simultaneously dissented so much.

The book is a pearl of research, thoroughly and astutely : Shelly Matthews. Perfect Martyr is an innovative and utterly persuasive reading of the account of the death of Stephen in the New Testament. Matthews shows how the narrative insulation of Roman authorities from culpability produces Jewish guilt and Christian innocent victimhood simultaneously and asks trenchant questions about the theological reverberations of this troubling rhetorical move across time.4/5(3).

Perfect Martyr illuminates the Stephen story as never before, offering a deeply nuanced picture of violence, solidarity, and resistance among Jews and early Christians, a key to understanding the early development of a non-Jewish Christian identity, and an innovative reframing of one of the most significant stories in the : Oxford Perfect martyr book Press.

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[Shelly Matthews] -- This book analyzes Stephen's perfection, both his rhetorical fittingness & Christian tradition concerning the significance of his dying forgiveness prayer. It questions the. This book situates Acts’ story of Stephen’s death within the emerging discourse of early Christian martyrdom, challenging the historicity of this narrative and arguing for its significance in constructing a social group of Christians, distinct from “the Jews.” It analyzes Stephen as the perfect martyr in terms of rhetorical fittingness, noting key aspects of the story perfectly suited Author: Shelly Matthews.

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[Shelly Matthews] -- "Recent studies have examined martyrdom as a means of constructing Christian identity, but until now none has focused on Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

For the author of Luke-Acts, the stoning. Perfect Martyr is a sophisticated academic study of great value to scholars and graduate students interested in the social construction of early Christian identity through ideology and rhetoric.

Matthews (Furman Univ.) is the author of First Converts: Rich Pagan Women and the Rhetoric of Mission in Early Judaism and Christianity (). the mid-second through the fourth centuries. This book contributes to the cur-rent conversation on martyrdom, memory, and identity by bringing the story of the stoning of Stephen in Acts into this conversation.

T o be sure, Stephen is not a martyr according to recent typologies of martyr-dom proposed by Jan Willem van Henten or Daniel Size: KB. Stephen's role as a typological martyr also explains this 2nd-century text's otherwise eccentric treatment of Christian ws juxtaposes the Stephen story with related extra-canonical narratives of the martyrdom of James, thus undercutting the perfect coherence and singularity of the canonical narrative and evoking a more complex Author: Shelly Matthews.

PLEASE NOTE: We have placed Foxe's Book of Martyrs among our list of good books to read and study for two reasons: 1) not to cause doubts as to whether you will be able to endure the same persecution, but to show you how God's followers were able to face and endure all kinds of persecution because of their faith in God!Remember, Christ said: "In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of.

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