Slight revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Emory University, 2004.
Includes bibliographical references (pages -314) and indexes.
Prison-escape and myth-criticism -- Epiphanic rescue from prison in ancient myth and history -- "Beginning from Jerusalem" : prison-escape and the mythopoesis of Christian origins in Acts 1-7 -- Rescue and regicide : the poetics and politics of group validation in Acts 12 -- "A door of faith opened to the Gentiles" : prison epiphany and cult foundation in Acts 16.
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