Review! ‘The Literary Construction of the Other in the Acts of the Apostles’

Literary construction of the other
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The Literary Construction of the Other in the Acts of the Apostles: Charismatics, the Jews, and Women, By Mitzi J. Smith, ISBN: 9780227680223

‘…The Literary Construction of the Other in the Acts of the Apostles raises awareness of how Acts, and by extension, other written and spoken narratives, may ‘other’ certain individuals and groups for the purpose of depicting contrasting characters as approved, capable, or ideal. This is an element of the literary endeavor that interpreters do well to keep in mind…’

Julia Snyder, The Expository Times, Vol. 124, Number 9, June 2013
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