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The Acts of the Apostles is really the second volume in the two-part writing scholars call Luke-Acts. It continues the story begun in the Gospel of Luke, showing how the Good News offered by Jesus to the outcast of the people was eventually extended to the end of the earth, so that Gentiles as well as Jews came to share in the blessings of God.

This commentary treats Luke-Acts as an apologetic history. It takes with equal seriousness both Luke's literary artistry and his historical interests, fitting his methods comfortably within the ancient standards of historiography. This perspective illustrates in particular that Luke's historical narrative serves a definite religious intent. Tracing that intent through the specific contours of Luke's story is the special contribution of this commentary.

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The Acts of the Apostles is really the second volume in the two-part writing scholars call Luke-Acts. It continues the story begun in the Gospel of Luke, showing how the Good News offered by Jesus to the outcast of the people was eventually extended to the end of the earth, so that Gentiles as well as Jews came to share in the blessings of God.

This commentary treats Luke-Acts as an apologetic history. It takes with equal seriousness both Luke's literary artistry and his historical interests, fitting his methods comfortably within the ancient standards of historiography. This perspective illustrates in particular that Luke's historical narrative serves a definite religious intent. Tracing that intent through the specific contours of Luke's story is the special contribution of this commentary.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780814659687
    • Manufacturer: Michael Glazier
    • ISBN 13: 9780814659687
    • ISBN 10: 0814659683
    • Language of Text: English
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2006
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Luke Timothy Johnson
    • Page Count: 570
    • Width: 6.34 inches
    • Height: 1.23 inches
    • Length: 9.38 inches
    • Weight: 1.76 pounds
    • SKU: 9780814683255
    • Manufacturer: Michael Glazier
    • ISBN 13: 9780814683255
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2006
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: Luke Timothy Johnson
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