What is the Genre of Acts?

Two very recent articles  (2006) explore the genre of Luke-Acts. The first, authored by T.E. Phillips and published in Currents in Biblical Research, reviews previous proposals and emerging consensus on genre of Acts in NT studies. The second, by S.A. Adams and published in JGRChJ 3, critiques Loveday Alexander’s thesis that Luke-Acts was scientific historiography. Adams argues instead for a more general historiographical view.

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