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  • Acor (A-Z entry)

    See American Center of Oriental Research .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • acrostic (A-Z entry)

    a poetic form in which the first letter of each new line or series of lines within a larger group follows the order ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Acrostic (A-Z entry)

    An acrostic is a poem in which the initial letters of each successive line form a word, phrase, or pattern. Acrostics are found in ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Act of God (A-Z entry)

    A theologically imprecise term used by modern insurers to describe a natural disaster; it indicates that not all events have human causes, and human ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Active Intellect (A-Z entry)

    in mystical thought, the repository of the intelligible forms that govern the sublunar world.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Acts (Chapters)

    Before Beginning … Acts continues the story that began with Luke’s Gospel. What began with Jesus’ life did not end on Easter. God’s plan ...

    Source: pageId="iii"The Catholic Study Bible

  • Acts (A-Z entry)

    The composition of works describing the deeds of various apostles, partly inspired by but often in some tension with the book of Acts that ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Acts and the Gospel Story. (Chapters)

    Ancient readers of Acts would recognize immediately from the first verse that this is the second volume of a multi-volume work, and a proper ...

    Source: The Oxford Bible Commentary; from chapter Acts

  • Acts of a Greek King (A-Z entry)

    The scroll fragment Acts of a Greek King (4Q248), previously also Pseudohistory, is now called Historical Text. It is approximately 8 by 8 centimeters ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • The Acts of Andrew (Chapters)

    The arrangement of this section is: Introduction The Acts of Andrew The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; the Acts of Peter and Andrew; the ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • Acts of Andrew and Matthias (Chapters)

    Editions (See MacDonald, under Bibliography to the Acts of Andrew.) G reek J. C. Thilo, Acta SS. Apostolorum Andreae Graece . . . (Halle, ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament; from chapter The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; The Acts of Peter and Andrew; The Acts of Andrew and Paul

  • The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; The Acts of Peter and Andrew; The Acts of Andrew and Paul (Chapters)

    The Acts of Andrew and Matthias among the Cannibals was at one time thought to have belonged to the original Acts of Andrew. This ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • Acts of Andrew and Paul (Chapters)

    Editions X. Jacques, ‘Les deux fragments conservés des “Actes d'André et de Paul” ’, Orientalia 38 (1969), 187–213 (Coptic and French trans.). [The two ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament; from chapter The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; The Acts of Peter and Andrew; The Acts of Andrew and Paul

  • 4. The Acts of Barnabas (Chapters)

    The story tells of John Mark's account of the activities and death of Barnabas in Cyprus; the date of the composition is probably fifth ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament; from chapter Other Apocryphal Acts

  • The Acts of John (Chapters)

    In the East the earliest unambiguous patristic attestation to the Acts of John is in Eusebius ( HE 3. 25. 6 (Schwartz GCS 9.2, ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Acts of John (Chapters)

    Summary of Contents 18 From Miletus to Ephesus. 19–36 First Stay in Ephesus: Lycomedes and Cleopatra raised from the dead by John (19–25). The ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament; from chapter The Acts of John

  • Acts of Paul (Chapters)

    Editions 9 G reek Jones, ii. 431–69 (Paul and Thecla). Fabricius, ii. 791–6 (Paul and Thecla). Lipsius–Bonnet, i. 235–72 (Paul and Thecla). B. P. ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament; from chapter The Acts of Paul

  • The Acts of Paul (Chapters)

    Attestation Tertullian, de Baptismo 17 (ed. A. Reifferscheid and G. Wissowa, CSEL 20 (Prague, Vienna, Leipzig, 1890), p. 215, or ed. J. W. P. ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • 3. The Acts of Paul and Thecla (Chapters)

    1. As Paul was going to Iconium after his flight from Antioch, his fellow‐travellers were Demas and Hermogenes, the copper‐smith, who were full of ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament; from chapter The Acts of Paul

  • The Acts of Peter (Chapters)

    The figure of Peter gave rise to much apocryphal literature. The Acts and Passion of Peter appear in various forms and in various languages. ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

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