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‘What if a spirit or an angel has spoken?’ Narrative modelling of the treatment of dreams and visions in the Acts of the Apostles

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The reports of dreams and visions in the Book of Acts are widely accepted to portray moments of divine-human communication that demonstrate God’s continuing involvement in the life of His church. However, within the narrative there are inconsistencies between repeated reports of visionary experience (e.g. Acts 9, 22, 26), cases of prophecy being ignored (e.g. Acts 21:10-14), mixed responses to dream-visions (e.g. Acts 2, 10, 11, 15, 22), and nuances that suggest more is going on in the tex...

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AHRC 2007/133660
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University of Oxford

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