In the course Book Study: The Acts of the Apostles (NT326) Dr. Joshua Jipp walks through the story of the early church as narrated in the book of Acts. You will see how the early church grew from a tiny Jewish sect after the death and resurrection of Jesus into a multi-ethnic community that spread throughout the ancient world “to the ends of the earth.” Dr. Jipp reveals important background information that will help you appreciate the book in context, and you’ll gain an understanding of the various episodes of the early church as the apostles carry out the mission of the risen Jesus and preach Him as the one Lord over all.
Dr. Joshua Jipp has taught New Testament in a variety of settings, including as a teaching fellow at TEDS, before joining the faculty at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He enjoys baseball, basketball, hiking outdoors, and spending time with his wife, Amber, and their two sons. His most recent scholarly work includesPaul’s Areopagus Speech of Acts 17:16–34 as Both Critique and Propagandain theJournal of Biblical Literature, andDivine Visitations and Hospitality to Strangers in Luke–Acts: An Interpretation of the Malta Episode in Acts 28:1–10(Brill). He’s currently working on a book on Pauline Christology for Fortress Press and the Two Horizons Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles for Eerdmans.
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This course comes with an Activities resource that functions as a type of “workbook” for the course. This resource includes learning activities such as: places for you to respond to reflection questions, exercises that will challenge and show you how deepen your understanding of this course by using specific Logos tools and resources, tutorial videos on different features of Logos Bible Software, and links to relevant Logos guides and tools. A link to open the Activities resource is conveniently placed at the end of every segment.