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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Acts of the Apostles


List of Literary Structures


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2-1  2-2 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

7-1  7-2  7-3  7-4  7-5  7-6  7-7 

List of Pericopes


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1 The Ascension of Jesus(1:1-11)
2 Mathias chosen to replace Judas(1:12-26)
3 The coming of the Holy Spirit(2:1-13)
4 Peter addresses the crowd(2:14-39)
5 Life among the believers(2:40-47)
6 Peter heals a crippled beggar(3:1-4:4)
7 Peter and John before the council(4:5-22)
8 The believers pray for boldness(4:23-31)
9 The believers share their possessions(4:32-37)
10 Ananias and Sapphira(5:1-11)
11 The apostles are persecuted(5:12-42)
12 Seven chosen to serve(6:1-7)
13 Stephen's speech to the council(6:8-7:60)
14 Saul persecutes the church(8:1-3)
15 Philip preaches in Samaria(8:4-25)
16 Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch(8:26-40)
17 The conversion of Saul(9:1-22)
18 Saul in Jerusalem(9:23-31)
19 Peter in Lydda and Joppa(9:32-43)
20 A vision of Cornelius(10:1-23)
21 Peter goes to the house of Cornelius(10:24-48)
22 Peter's report to the church at Jerusalem(11:1-18)
23 Barnabas goes to Antioch(11:19-24)
24 The church in Antioch(11:25-30)
25 Peter delivered from prison(12:1-24)
26 Barnabas and Saul commissioned(12:25-13:13)
27 Paul and Barnabas in Antioch of Pisidia(13:14-49)
28 Paul and Barnabas in Lystra and Derbe(13:50-14:28)
29 The council at Jerusalem(15:1-16:5)
30 Paul's vision of the man of Macedonia(16:6-10)
31 Paul and Silas in prison(16:11-40)
32 The uproar in Thessalonica(17:1-15)
33 Paul in Athens(17:16-34)
34 Paul in Corinth(18:1-23)
35 Paul in Ephesus(18:24-19:20)
36 The riot in Ephesus(19:21-20:2)
37 Paul's farewell visit to Troas(20:3-14)
38 The voyage from Troas to Miletus(20:15-38)
39 Paul goes to Jerusalem(21:1-17)
40 Paul visits James at Jerusalem(21:18-26)
41 Paul tells of his conversion(21:27-23:10)
42 The plot to kill Paul(23:11-35)
43 Paul before Felix at Caesarea(24:1-26)
44 Paul appeals to the emoperor(24:27-25:12)
45 Festus consults king Agrippa(25:13-22)
46 Paul defends himself before Agrippa(25:23-26:32)
47 The storm at sea(27:1-44)
48 Paul on the Island of Malta(28:1-15)
49 Paul preaches in Rome(28:16-31)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version