The Dossier on Stephen, the First Martyr

  title={The Dossier on Stephen, the First Martyr},
  author={François Bovon},
  journal={Harvard Theological Review},
  pages={279 - 315}
Today, New Testament scholars interpret the book of Acts and its account of the Hellenists—Stephen's martyrdom in particularSee Acts 6–8.—while historians of Christianity study the cult of Saint Stephen and the healing power of his relicsParticularly in the eyes of Augustine; see De civitate Dei, 22.8; also p. 290, below.. In contrast to the situation in earlier scholarship, there is, alas, little dialogue between the two groups, because the first does not investigate the reception of the book… 

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