Jaroslav Pelikan, one of the most well-respected scholars in the history of Christianity, brings you an insightful and well articulated commentary on Acts. This distinctly theological commentary focuses more on the themes and dogmas of Acts, rather than the text itself.
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- Contains an in-depth introduction
- Offers theological analysis of Scripture
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Praise for the Print Edition
This remarkable project is especially lucky in its inaugural volume on Acts of the Apostles by the noted historian of dogma, Jaroslav Pelikan. If the rest of the commentators live up to the high standard set by Pelikan . . . the series could end up marking a turning point in the history of biblical hermeneutics.
—Edward T. Oakes, professor of systematic theology, University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary
[Acts] has all the marks of Pelikan’s scholarship: a close reading of the Greek text; a verse-by-verse commentary on that text studded with references to the great patristic commentators; and a constant eye on the theological and homiletical possibilities of the text itself, as well as its place in the liturgical life of the church both West and East.
—Lawrence S. Cunningham, John A. O'Brien Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame
- Title: Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible: Acts
- Author: Jaroslav Pelikan
- Editor: R. R. Reno
- Publisher: Baker
- Publication Date: 2005
- Pages: 320
About Jaroslav Pelikan
Jaroslav Pelikan (PhD, University of Chicago) was Sterling Professor Emeritus of History at Yale University, where he served on the faculty from 1962 to 1996. His universally acclaimed works include the five-volume The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine and Jesus through the Centuries: His Place in the History of Culture.