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Acts of Peter and Andrew
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A noncanonical text likely written as a continuation of the Acts of Andrew and Matthias. The text, which is preserved in Greek and Slavonic manuscripts, purports to narrate various miracles of Peter and Andrew, including Peter expanding the eye of a needle so a full-sized camel could walk through it. This Acts of Peter and Andrew was never widely authoritative in the early church period.(For further information on the Acts of Peter and Andrew and other works like it, see this article: Apocryphal Acts. For information on the process of canonization, see this article: Canon, New Testament.)
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Acts of Peter and Andrew
Acts of Peter and Andrew A noncanonical text likely written as a continuation of the Acts of Andrew and Matthias. The text, which is preserved in Greek and Slavonic manuscripts, purports to narrate various miracles of Peter and Andrew, including Peter expanding the eye of a needle so a full-sized camel
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Peter and Andrew, Acts of (Writing)
Peter and Andrew, Acts of. A continuation of the Acts of Andrew and Matthias, and a further development from the early Acts of Andrew (see Andrew, Acts of; Andrew and Matthias, Acts of). The book is extant in Greek, Slavonic, and (with Thaddaeus substituted for Andrew) in Ethiopic.The word begins with
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
PETER AND ANDREW, ACTS OF
PETER AND ANDREW, ACTS OF. An older and longer version of the Acts of Andrew and Matthias. The narrative was composed between the 3rd and 5th cent. ce and is preserved in both Greek and Slavonic. It contains two scenes that dramatize the importance of conversion to Christianity. In the first, Peter,