The Acts of the Apostles Through the Centuries

Heidi J. Hornik and Mikeal C. Parsons

The Acts of the Apostles Through the Centuries
The Acts of the Apostles Through the Centuries

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Series: Blackwell Bible Commentaries
Categories: Acts

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Charting the theological and cultural potency of Acts across the timespan of Christian history, this work of profound scholarship reveals the full extent of the New Testament book’s religious, artistic, literary, and political influence.

  • Reveals the influence of Acts at key turning points in the history of the Christian church
  • Traces the rich and varied artistic and cultural heritage rooted in Acts, from music to literature
  • Analyzes the political significance of the book as a touchstone in the church’s external relations
  • Provides detailed commentary on the exegesis of Acts down the centuries

  • Table of Contents
  • List of Figures
  • Series Editors' Preface
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction: Orienting the Reading
  • Acts 1
  • Acts 2
  • Acts 3–5
  • Acts 6–8
  • Acts 9
  • Acts 10–12
  • Acts 13–14
  • Acts 15
  • Acts 16–17
  • Acts 18–19
  • Acts 20–23
  • Acts 24–26
  • Acts 27–28
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix 1: Citations of the Acts of the Apostles in Creeds & Confessions of Faith in the Christian Tradition
  • Biographies and Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Author and Artist Index
  • Index of Scripture References
  • Subject Index

Pages: 368
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published: 2016
ISBN-10: 1405176350
ISBN-13: 9781405176354


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