<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>The Tragedy of the Twelve: The Rise and Fall of the  Mega-Apostles in Luke-Acts (Mansell (Peter)) - Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</title> <link href="../../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../../TT_ICO.png" /> </head> <a name="Top"></a> <BODY> <div id="header"> <HR><H1>Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</H1></div> <hr><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950><tr><td colspan =2><A HREF = "../BookSummary_6729.htm">The Tragedy of the Twelve: The Rise and Fall of the  Mega-Apostles in Luke-Acts</A></td></tr><tr><td colspan =2><A HREF = "../../../Authors/M/Author_Mansell (Peter).htm">Mansell (Peter)</a></td></tr><tr><td colspan =2>This Page provides (where held) the <b>Abstract</b> of the above <b>Book</b> and those of all the <b>Papers</b> contained in it.</td></tr><tr><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td><td><A HREF = "../BooksToNotes_6729.htm">Notes Citing this Book</A></td></tr></tr></TABLE></CENTER><hr> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>BOOK ABSTRACT: </B><BR><BR><u>Contents</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1">Abbreviations<BR>Table of Contents<BR>Introduction<li>Luke and the Art of Storytelling</li><li>The Microstructure of Episodes in Luke-Acts</li><li>The Macrostructure of Luke-Acts</li><li>The Backstory of the Twelve Apostles in Luke s Gospel</li><li>Prologue  The Goals of the Apostles, Acts 1:1-12</li><li>The Rise of the Twelve, Acts 1:13 4:31</li><li>The  Mega-Apostles , Acts 4:32 5:42</li><li>The w of the Twelve (Acts 6:1-7)</li><li>The Decline of the Twelve, Acts 6:8 8:25</li><li>The q Apostles?, Acts 8:26 11:18</li><li>The Fall of the Twelve, Acts 11:19 12:25 </li><li>Conclusions<BR>Notes<BR>Bibliography</FONT></li></ol></P> <a name="ColourConventions"></a><hr><br><B><U>Text Colour Conventions</U> (see <A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</B><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> </center> <BR><HR><BR><center> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-17T12:14" pubdate>17/08/2018 12:14:35</time> <br><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A> </TD></TR><TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>