"- Shelly Matthews, Furman University, SBL 2006” –, “"This book demonstrates a scholar with an impressive grasp of scholarly literature on Acts as well as of relevant literature from the contemporary Greco-Roman world...Penner has written a highly well informed work that all who study the book of Acts hereafter cannot afford to ignore. But, he also presents Lukan studies with a formidable challenge by drawing attention to the ideological underpinnings of the history of interpretation of Lukan texts in general. L. G. Bloomquist, Faculty of Theology, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Ontario” –  Professor the Rev. Penner's study will almost certainly encourage his peers to consider new approaches to the study of the Acts of the Apostles." Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Blurb from reviewer, “'...important, well-researched and effectively argued'” –  F. Gerald Downing, The appointment of deacons. The pia ce of Stephen in the development of early Christianity is a continuing controversy in scholarship. Particularly impressive is his ability to blend together literary, rhetorical, and historical methodologies in a way that models well how these diverse methods can (and should) come together to exegete texts... Scholars will have to engage seriously the contribution that Penner has made here. (The Haskell Lectures, Oberlin College, 1956). We Accept all Major Credit Cards through ABE and PayPal.com. 1. Life. After Acts 6, the Hellenists appear again in Acts 9:29, when Paul “talked and debated with the Hellenistic Jews, but they tried to kill him” in Jerusalem. In Stephen: Paul and the Hellenist Israelites, John J. Pilch reflects on Stephen as a Hellenist Israelite, a collectivistic person, a deacon (the word does not appear in Acts), and one who true to his tradition communicates with the world of God in alternate states of consciousness. For information on how we process your data, read our Privacy Policy. Edgewear, including a few tears. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. The incident between the Hebrews and the Hellenists are understood to reflect real historical and theological problems in the early Jerusalem community, demonstrating the Hellenist role as a historical bridge between Jesus and Paul. He has done so by exploring how ancient historians and rhetoricians understood the writing of narratives and speeches. A. Todd Penner is the Gould H. and Marie Cloud Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Austin College, Sherman, Texas, USA, Caroline Vander Stichele, Saul showed his dauntless spirit, and perhaps his deep compunction at the part he had taken in Stephen's death, by thus encountering their bitter and unrelenting enmity. ga('ec:addProduct', The incident between the Hebrews and the Hellenists are understood to reflect real historical and theological problems in the early Jerusalem community, demonstrating the Hellenist role as a historical bridge between Jesus and Paul. It is possible these men were not followers of Jesus prior to Pentecost. viii + 130. The work is a rhetorical study of the controversial Hellenists narrative found in Acts 6:1–8:3. Almost all scholars look to Acts 6:1-8:3 as providing the bedrock of early Christian tradition. --Joseph B. Tyson, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas” –  Joseph B. Tyson, 'id': '9780567147974', Bookseller Inventory # 73796. Blurb from reviewer, “In Penner's skilled analysis, Acts 6-7 becomes a prism that reveals new understandings, as much about modern scholarship as about ancient texts and historiography. By Fra Angelico, “Life of Stephen: Ordination and Distributing Alms” — making sure the Hellenist widows get a fair deal. Stephen is first mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles as one of seven deacons appointed by the Apostles to distribute food and charitable aid to poorer members of the community in the early church. LXX ; Aramaic ; Gentiles ; LXX ; Stephen ; synagogue ; Hellenists A group of Jews who read the scriptures in the LXX translation rather than in Hebrew and who spoke Greek rather than Aramaic. { His application of ancient narrative strategies to the Stephen story is important not only for how we perceive this pivotal episode, but for how we read narratives in Acts." In Stephen: Paul and the Hellenist Israelites, John J. Pilch reflects on Stephen as a Hellenist Israelite, a collectivistic person, a deacon (the word does not appear in Acts), and one who true to his tradition communicates with the world of God in alternate states of consciousness. Please note that ebooks are subject to tax and the final price may vary depending on your country of residence. It is the kind of book that stimulates reflection and discussion, being provocatively bold and yet sophistically nuanced. The opening chapter about the history of scholarship on the Hellenists is well worth reading in its own right. The epideictic rhetoric of Acts seek to praise Jesus as a Prophet like Moses and eulogises the early church as bound together by the bonds of fellowship and service...""Penner supposes that for most scholars: ' It is historically impossible to conceive of early Christian history without a thread like the one that more liberal Hellenistic Jewish Christians in Acts provides' (39). If mailing payment please contact us beforehand so we can put the title on hold for you. "- William H. Malas Jr., Society of Biblical Literature, 2005” –  William H. Malas Jr., “"Penner's Praise of Christian Origins draws on an extraordinarily wide range of reading in New Testament studies, classical rhetoric, ancient historiography, and Jewish-Hellenistic literature. Pp. AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 24 November 2001, Very Good in a Very Good- dust jacket. 7 Dunn argues convincingly that the accounts of the Hellenists, from the neglected widows, through Stephen and Philip, to the impact upon the church at Antioch, were available to Luke in a single coherent resource, which constituted a major source for Acts alongside a source of “Peter” material and a source of “Paul” material; Beginning, pp. Benjamin Moss 4 Fox Hollow Rd Pomona NY 10970 USA 845-512-8229 Rarebo... Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Electronics Books Customer Service Gift Ideas Home Computers Gift Cards Sell And they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas, ... No doubt the Hellenists appreciated this remarkable expression of commitment and trust, perhaps even an apology, and the seven Hellenist deacons took care of both Hebrew and Hellenist widows with equal care. xl + 400. Penner's grasp of all these fields is admirable and matched by few. That experience set the stage for Pauls commissioning by the risen Jesus to evangelize Hellenists (Acts 9). John Pilch’s work is a cultural-anthropological study of Stephen, one of the “Hellenists” chosen by the Apostles to minister to neglected Hellenist widows, and whose death in Acts 7 parallels Jesus’ and leads to Paul’s conversion. Buy In Praise of Christian Origins: Stephen and the Hellenists in Lukan Apologetic Historiography (Emory Studies in Early Christianity) by Penner, Todd, Balch, David L. (ISBN: 9780567026200) from Amazon's Book Store. L. G. Bloomquist, In Penner's words the book argues that: "Luke's work is a form of epideictic historiography: His goal is to write in praise of Christian origins' (288). *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Theology. Appointment of Deacons, and Stephen, the First Christian Martyr ... Hebrews by the Hellenists, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution. Quantity available: 1. In particular, he had a disagreement with the “Hellenists”. Almost all scholars look to Acts 6:1-8:3 as providing the bedrock of early Christian tradition. Both are Hellenistic Jews, and neither is numbered among the Twelve. Save for Later. ga('ec:addProduct', And the idea needs to be chased down and stamped out. In Praise of Christian Origins: Stephen and the Hellenists in Lukan Apologetic Historiography (Emory Studies in Early Christianity) Stephen was a Hellenist, and it was among the Hellenists that his evangelical labors elderly lay and from whose enmity he met his death. Acts 6-8 describe the activities of two non-apostles, Stephen and Philip. ..This book requires no bonus, but i has one: a foreword by David Balch.' That experience set the stage for Pauls commissioning by the risen Jesus to evangelize Hellenists (Acts 9). IV. modifications created great difficulty for Stephen and other Hellenists who resumed residence in Jerusalem, as we read in Acts 6 7. Samuel Byrskog Professor of New Testament and Hermeneutics, Göteborg University, Sweden, and Adjunct Professor of New Testament, Stockholm School of Theology, Sweden.” –  Samuel ByrskogSamuel Byrskog, 'id': '9780567346636', }); A curious exception to this consensus is A. Spiro, "Stephen's Samaritan Background", J. Munck, The Acts of the Apostles (ed W. F. Allbright & C. S. Mann; New York: Doubleday, 1967) 285-300. In Stephen: Paul and the Hellenist Israelites, John J. Pilch reflects on Stephen as a Hellenist Israelite, a collectivistic person, a deacon (the word does not appear in Acts), and one who true to his tradition communicates with the world of God in alternate states of consciousness. He shows that Luke, like other ancient historians, was less interested in historicity than in writing a persuasive narrative. Blurb from reviewer, “"It is not easy to make a contribution to the discussion of the Hellenists in Acts, but Penner has. In this account we learn who Stephen was, what he said, and how he died al things that made a huge impression onPaul. evangelize Hellenists (Acts 9). 128:3.6 And this was the same Stephen who subsequently became a believer in the teachings of Jesus, and whose boldness in preaching this early gospel resulted in his being stoned to death by irate Jews. Furtermore, if Penner's thesis is correct it has serious implications not only for Lukan scholarship but also for the entire science of ancient history itself. (Watermarked), Contextualizing Gender in Early Christian Discourse, Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies, Bloomsbury International Encyclopedia Of Surrealism, Items in your basket cannot be carried over to a different region, and some products may not be available to order due to territorial rights. ga('send', 'event', 'UX', 'click', 'add to cart'); "” –  The Bible and Critical Theory Vol.3. Seller Info. Penetrating insights emerge about genre, rhetoric, Christian origins, and our own quest to define those very categories. However, Penner is on the mark when he comments,' Yet few scholars have readily identified the way in which theology and history are intricately connected in Luke's narration of history' (50) to the point that history and theology in Acts cannot be neatly cordoned off from one another...  "Penner has written a stimulating, provocative and challenging volume. '” –  F. Gerald Downing, “'The strength and excitement of this book reside in its broader analyses and challenges. Penner's study challenges the fundamental assumptions of this approach. 242-245. "The Hebrews"in this verse are the Christian converts among the Jews who were born and raised in Those who have followed Dibelius have viewed Luke's narrative with grave historical suspicion. The way in which Penner argues his case is admirable in regard to both its analytical sharpness and scholarly fairness. Overnight shipping is available for an extra fee. 2 Then the twelve summoned the multitude of the disciples and said, “It is not desirable that we should leave the word of God and serve tables. As referred to in this passage, "the Hellenists"are the Christian converts among the Jews who had returned to Judea after having lived abroad in the Greek world. This work Hardcover. }); This website uses cookies to improve user experience. ... Stephen and Philip were a good deal more than almoners. These were Jews who spoke Greek and who read what we now call the Old Testament in Greek instead of in Hebrew. Setting this narrative in the context of a historiography guided by the aims of epideictic rhetoric, he has shifted focus away from traditional questions of historicity or theology to the construct of Christian self-identity. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. Specializing in Modern First Editions, out-of-print books, and other hard-to-find books. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. Stephen was tremendously impressed with what Jesus said; he never forgot his words. Today we remember Stephen, who the author of Acts describes as “a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit” and “his face was like the face of an angel.” The tradition honors him as the first deacon and the first martyr. In this account we learn who Stephen was, what he said, and how he died al things that made a huge impression onPaul. ga('ec:setAction', 'add'); }); $('#addtocartbutton-125979').click(function() { View more information. 3 4Scott, “Stephen’s Defense and the World Mission of the People of God,” 132-33.Cadbury would even go further, asserting that the &Ellhnistaiv of Ac. Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar He situates his work critically within a long and prominent tradition of New Testament scholarship and challenges it to take seriously the rhetorical narrativity of historia and the epideictic force of the Lukan presentation of Stephen and the Hellenists. Which, if we’re counting odds, makes me … In Praise of Christian Origins: Stephen and the Hellenists in Lukan Apologetic Historiography: Penner, Todd C: Amazon.nl Selecteer uw cookievoorkeuren We gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare tools om uw winkelervaring te verbeteren, onze services aan te bieden, te begrijpen hoe klanten onze services gebruiken zodat we verbeteringen kunnen aanbrengen, en om advertenties weer te geven. Larry Hurtado’s Blog is a sincere effort to share biblical scholarship with a wider lay readership.He has most recently pointed to a site that promises to address biblical issues for a general readership and even has an “ask a scholar” section: Bible Odyssey. Penner brings this rich array of scholarship to bear on a novel interpretation of Acts' narrative on the "Hellenists" and Stephen. Seller Rating, Publisher: Longmans, Green & Company, London. Both are Hellenistic Jews and neither is numbered among the 12. Acts 6-8 may have some historical reminiscence but its function is to be primarily a theological voice for the author of Acts. St. Stephen was a Jew living in the Hellenic provinces, related to the Apostle Paul and one of the first seven deacons ordained by the Apostles to serve the Church in Jerusalem (thus making him an archdeacon). Penner's study challenges the fundamental assumptions of this approach. Despite being Jewish, the Hellenists had adopted Greek cultural elements and spoke Greek. That he was an historical figure, a Greek speaking Christian Jew, can be affirmed. The Gentiles and the Gentile Mission in Luke-Acts - by Stephen G. Wilson June 1973 By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our, Todd Penner is the Gould H. and Marie Cloud Associate Professor of Religious Studies at, It looks like you are located in Australia or New Zealand, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), PDF eBook It is hard to imagine the future of the conversation in Lukan studies independent of a response to Penner's work, a response he engagingly invites his readers to make." "- Torrey Seland, Society of the Biblical Literature, 2005” –. Being men of higher average intelligence and energy than the villagers of Judea or the small traders of the capital, the former were not likely to acquiesce silently in any neglect on the part of the other. He identifies the Stephen with the eßpaioi, and the eßpaioi as Samaritans. Balch commends Penner's attempt to read the narrative of Acts rhetorically as 'progymnastic poetics' where history and theology are flip sides of the same enterprise. The incident between the Hebrews and the Hellenists are understood to reflect real historical and theological problems in the early Jerusalem community, demonstrating the Hellenist role as a historical bridge between Jesus and Paul. By Fra Angelico, “Life of Stephen: Ordination and Distributing Alms” — making sure the Hellenist widows get a fair deal. Penner brings this rich array of scholarship to bear on a novel interpretation of Acts' narrative on the "Hellenists" and Stephen. Stephen. THE MURMURING OF THE HELLENISTS AGAINST THE HEBREWS. Stephen Miller’s foulness is an idea that has been given shape and breath by Stephen Miller the person. one of the seven deacons, who became a preacher of the gospel. { Almost all scholars look to Acts 6:1-8:3 as providing the bedrock of early Christian tradition. ga('ec:setAction', 'add'); The Appointment of Deacons and the Arrest of Stephen. ga('send', 'event', 'UX', 'click', 'add to cart'); Acts 6-8 describe the activities of two non-apostles, Stephen and Philip. From Rare Book Cellar (Pomona, NY, U.S.A.) AbeBooks Seller Since 24 November 2001 Seller Rating. The Life of Saint Stephen . A dispute about the distribution of assistance to widowsNow in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint against the Hebrews by the Hellenists, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.. a. These Israelites lived mainly outside of Paulestine, thoroughly acculturated in the Greek language and culture of their habitat, and they practiced their traditions in a very modified way. 'name': 'Contextualizing Gender in Early Christian Discourse' Background. According to Orthodox belief, he was the eldest and is therefore called "archdeacon". Yet Stephen belonged to the very group of Israelites to whom Paul later brought the Good News: the Hellenists. In Stephen: Paul and the Hellenist Israelites, John J. Pilch reflects on Stephen as a Hellenist Israelite, a collectivistic person, a deacon (the word does not appear in Acts), and one who true to his tradition communicates with the world of God in alternate states of consciousness. He tried to atone for his active participation in the stoning of Stephen by preaching Stephen’s version of the Gospel, but he could not win over everyone. The volume commences with an extended forward by David L. Blach on "Acts as Epideictic History'. ... And what they said pleased the whole multitude, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochoros, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaos, a proselyte of Antioch. --Professor the Rev. }); evangelize Hellenists (Acts 9). -- Gregory E. Sterling, Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins” –  Gregory E. Sterling, --Daryl Schmidt, John F. Weatherly Professor of New Testament, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas” –  Daryl Schmidt, View all copies of this book. His personal character and history are recorded in Acts 6. The Haskell Lectures ... 1956 by Marcel Simon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. evangelize Hellenists (Acts 9). 6 Esler, Community 137-39; Hill, Hellenists ; Simon, Stephen. Money Orders, Cashiers Checks and Personal Checks are also accepted. Address: Pomona, NY, U.S.A. { The work of Craig Hill emphasizes the unity of the early church, but never really wrestles with the nature of Lukan historia. Yet Stephen is the first martyr and his speech summarizing some important theological points in the transition between Peter’s ministry in Jerusalem and Paul’s mission in Acts 13. F. J. Foakes and Kirsopp Lake (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1966), 4:64. $65.00 “"Todd Penner has created a stir among Luke-Acts scholars....Penner has made an important contribution to Acts scholarship. ga('ec:addProduct', Penner that outlines the theological approach to Acts typified by Dibelius. St. Stephen and the Hellenists in the Primitive Church. evangelize Hellenists (Acts 9). "He fell asleep" with a prayer for his persecutors on his lips ( 7:60).Devout men carried him to his grave ( 8:2). In Praise of Christian Origins: Stephen and the Hellenists in Lukan Apologetic Historiography Penner, Todd New York: T&T Clark, 2004 pp. Blurb from reviewer, “"In his study, Penner offers a well-argued rhetorical analysis of the Stephen materials in Acts and significantly advances our understanding of the rhetorical nature of New Testament texts, including the nature of Lukan historiography. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: 9780567049704, 0567049701. In Praise of Christian Origins: Stephen and the Hellenists in Lukan Apologetic Historiography (Emory Studies in Early Christianity) [Penner, Todd, Balch, David L.] on Amazon.com. - Richard I. Pervo,  Biblica” –  Richard I. Pervo, “"Among the many arguments in this ambitious book, those that should receive most attention from inspectors of Acts concern the nature of history writing in antiquity.Through this compelling elucidation of ancient historical/rhetorical project, Penner has taught us much about the aim of Luke-Acts. ACTS 6:3-4 3 Therefore, brethren, seek out from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business; 4 but we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word.” Who chose the seven men? In Praise of Christian Origins Stephen and the Hellenists in Lukan Apologetic Historiography 1st Edition by Todd Penner and Publisher T & T Clark International USA. AbeBooks Seller Since 24 November 2001 He was the first Christian martyr. Not much is known about Saint Stephen's origin. Related Content. Hellenists Source: A Dictionary of the Bible Contains accessibly written entries for topics covering the religious, historical, and social aspects of the Bible. }); --Erich Gruen Gladys Rehard Wood Professor of History and Classics University of California, Berkeley” –  Erich Gruen, Simon, Marcel, St. Stephen and the Hellenists in the primitive church: [Rezension] by: Delling, Gerhard 1905-1986 Published: (1960) Stephen and the life of the primitive church by: Trudinger, Paul 1930- Published: (1984) Penner begins by providing a review of previous literature. 6:1 are simply Greeks living in Jerusalem, H. J. Cadbury, “The Hellenists” in The Beginnings of Christianity, Part One: The Acts of the Apostles, eds. 'id': '9780567477507', Blurb from reviewer, “In this thoroughly researched study of Acts 6-7 Penner breaks new ground in our understanding of Acts as well as Greek and Roman history writing generally. The book is controversial, provocative, and stimulating in the best sense." He is first mentioned in Acts 6:5, when the apostles appoint seven deacons in order to minister to the physical needs of the faithful.Because Stephen is a Greek name (Stephanos), and because the appointment of the deacons occurred in response to complaints by Greek-speaking Jewish Christians, it is generally … ga('send', 'event', 'UX', 'click', 'add to cart'); Setting this narrative in the context of a historiography guided by the aims of epideictic rhetoric, he has shifted focus away from traditional questions of historicity or theology to the construct of Christian self-identity. Acts 6:1-2 Hellenists Acts 6:3-7 Seven Men Acts 6:8-15 Synagogue of the Freedmen. $('#addtocartbutton-128236').click(function() { If your book order is heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. Available for Library/Institution purchase All Domestic and International orders are shipped through United States Postal Service. Antioch... that the outcry against the Christians in Jerusalem which led to the death of Stephen did not start among the native Jews but among the Hellenists "those who... /.../lake/landmarks in the history of early christianity/iii antioch.htm The print version of this textbook is ISBN: 9780567026200, 0567026205. }); $('#addtocartbutton-124128').click(function() { Published by Longmans, Green & Company, London, 1958. All Items are shipped within 24 hours of receipt of payment. Blurb from reviewer, “"Steeped in the writings of ancient Greek, Roman, Hellenistic, and Jewish historians, Penner employs his impressive skills of interpretation to produce a ground-breaking study of Stephen and the Hellenists in Acts. Theology, “'...important, well-researched and effectively argued. “Review ~ International Review of Biblical Studies, vol 51, 2004/05” –. 'name': 'Contextualizing Gender in Early Christian Discourse' 'name': 'The Epistle of James and Eschatology' It is a significant contribution to the study of Acts within the context of ancient history writing. Todd Penner. STEPHEN AND THE HELLENISTS Simon, Marcel. ga('ec:setAction', 'add'); modifications created great difficulty for Stephen and other Hellenists who resumed residence in Jerusalem, as we read in Acts 6 7. This monograph is a revised version of Penner’s doctoral dissertation completed at Emory University. In the introduction, John Pilch summarizes the historical data concerning Stephen and his importance for the Acts of the Apostles. Hellenists VS. Hebrews! As a result, both the text of Acts and the modern interpreter are significantly enhanced in the bridge that Penner builds between the two." These they set before the apostles, and they prayed and laid their hands upon them. Penner emphasizes the rhetorical and moral dimensions of ancient historiographical theory, especially the centrality of narrative and plot, the use of vivid description, the application of comparison using various type-scenes, and the role of speeches in terms of characterization and the presentation of narrative style.Todd Penner is the Assistant Professor of Religion at Austin College and the co-editor with Caroline Vander Stichele of Contextualizing Acts: Lukan Narrative and Greco-Roman Discourse. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Buy Used Price: £ 44.44 Convert Currency. By Marcel Simon. “"This volume is a revised version of the author's doctoral thesis submitted to Emory University in 2000. Book is controversial, provocative, and stimulating in the best sense. risen! Review ~ International Review of Biblical Studies, vol 51, 2004/05 ” – the eldest and is called! The idea needs to be primarily a theological voice for the Acts of the gospel of Stephen: and! 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