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Acts (The New American Commentary, vol. 26 | NAC)

, 1992
ISBN: 9781433675645
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Since a commentary is a fundamental tool for the expositor or teacher who seeks to interpret and apply Scripture in the church or classroom, the NAC focuses on communicating the theological structure and content of each biblical book. The writers seek to illuminate both the historical meaning and contemporary significance of Holy Scripture.

In its attempt to make a unique contribution to the Christian community, the NAC focuses on two concerns. First, the commentary emphasizes how each section of a book fits together so that the reader becomes aware of the theological unity of each book and of Scripture as a whole. The writers, however, remain aware of the Bible’s inherently rich variety. Second, the NAC is produced with the conviction that the Bible primarily belongs to the church. We believe that scholarship and the academy provide an indispensable foundation for biblical understanding and the service of Christ, but the editors and authors of this series have attempted to communicate the findings of their research in a manner that will build up the whole body of Christ. Thus, the commentary concentrates on theological exegesis, while providing practical, applicable exposition.

Resource Experts
  • The Spirit Empowers the Church for Witness (1:1–2:47)
  • The Apostles Witness to the Jews in Jerusalem (3:1–5:42)
  • The Hellenists Break Through to a Wider Witness (6:1–8:40)
  • Peter Joins the Wider Witness (9:1–12:25)
  • Paul Turns to the Gentiles (13:1–15:35)
  • Paul Witnesses to the Greek World (15:36–18:22)
  • Paul’s Witness Overcomes Opposition in Ephesus (18:23–21:16)
  • Paul Witnesses before Gentiles, Kings, and the People of Israel (21:17–26:32)
  • Paul Witnesses to Jews and Gentiles without Hindrance (27:1–28:31)
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Title: Acts
  • Author: John B. Polhill
  • Series: New American Commentary
  • Volume: 26
  • Publisher: B&H
  • Print Publication Date: 1992
  • Logos Release Date: 2000
  • Pages: 571
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. N.T. Acts › Commentaries
  • ISBN: 9781433675645
  • Resource ID: LLS:29.49.12
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-02-11T16:27:27Z

Senior Professor, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.


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  1. Erik L Grupp

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    Great commentary, use it every day

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    outstanding...really enjoy this authors work.

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