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Mobile Ed: NT216 Introductory Issues in Acts (2 hour course - audio)

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Dr. Craig S. Keener, award-winning scholar and author of one of the largest and most thoroughly documented Acts commentaries available, provides students with an introduction to the book of Acts which focuses on such fundamentals as genre and historical context. He also explores key themes including mission, ethnic reconciliation, and evangelism, and discusses the Spirit’s power to bring these about.

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Course Outline

  • Introducing the Course and Speaker
  • Authorship of Acts
  • Searching for the “We Narratives” in the Book of Acts
  • Dating of Acts
  • Genre of Acts
  • Historiography in Acts
  • Novels and History
  • Luke’s Historical Method
  • Correspondence with External History
  • History in Acts and in Paul’s Letters
  • Examining Historical Details from Acts Corroborated in Pauline Epistles
  • Historical Accuracy of the Speeches in Acts
  • Miracles and Worldview
  • Miracles and Christianity: Part 1
  • Miracles and Christianity: Part 2
  • Relation between Luke and Acts
  • Investigating Parallels between Luke and Acts

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Craig Keener

Dr. Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary, and is the author of 17 books, four of which have won book awards in Christianity Today. One, The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, has sold more than half a million copies. He has authored scholarly commentaries on Matthew, John (two volumes), Acts (four volumes), and more briefly on Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, and Revelation. Dr. Keener is married to Dr. Médine Moussounga Keener, who spent 18 months as a refugee in her nation of Congo before their marriage.