Formation of Luke-Acts

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: N137 - McCormick Place
Theme: Influence of Greco-Roman rhetorical education on the composition of Luke-Acts

Patricia Walters, Presiding
Ute E. Eisen, Justus Liebig-Universität Gießen
Metalepsis in Luke-Acts - Its Literary Character and Rhetorical Function (30 min)

Courtney J. P. Friesen, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Madness or Moderation?: Inspired Speech in Euripides' Bacchae and Acts 26 (30 min)

Troy M. Troftgruben, University of North Dakota
Slow Sailing in the Book of Acts: Suspense in the Final Sea Voyage of Acts (27:1 - 28:15) (30 min)

Paul Elbert, Pentecostal Theological Seminary
Progymnasmatic Examples in Luke-Acts of Salvation and Spirit-Reception: Necessary Narrative Persuasion and Pauline Clarification (30 min)