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Acts (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries | TNTC)

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, 1980
ISBN: 9780830842353
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In the book of Acts, the story of Jesus begun in the Gospel of Luke broadens into the story of the Holy Spirit, guiding the fledgling church to proclaim the saving reality of Jesus. While attentive to Luke's roles as a literary artist and theologian, I. Howard Marshall focuses primarily on Luke's role as a historian. He provides the reader with an accurate, balanced and holistic picture of the church's monumental first years as it sought to fulfil Christ's mandate to preach the gospel to the ends of the earth.

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“Secondly, a key point in Acts is that it shows how the gospel was meant for the Gentiles as well as for the Jews.” (Page 21)

“A much more important aim of Luke is to show how the church, composed of Jews and Gentiles, stands in continuity with Judaism, and this can be regarded as a vital aspect of Luke’s main theme.” (Page 22)

“Peter is able to do the kind of thing that Jesus did by acting in the name of Jesus: thus the continuity between the ministry of Jesus and the witness of the church is expressed.” (Page 93)

“The story recorded in Acts is seen as standing in continuity with the mighty acts of God recorded in the Old Testament and with the ministry of Jesus.” (Page 23)

“The first is that one of the most striking literary features of the writings of Luke is that they are written in the style of the Greek Old Testament, the Septuagint (lxx).” (Pages 18–19)

  • Title: Acts: An Introduction and Commentary
  • Author: I. Howard Marshall
  • Series: Tyndale Commentaries
  • Volume: 5
  • Publisher: IVP
  • Print Publication Date: 1980
  • Logos Release Date: 2009
  • Pages: 447
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. N.T. Acts › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9780830842353, 9781844742714, 0830842357, 1844742717
  • Resource ID: LLS:TNTC65ACUS
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2024-02-15T16:35:55Z
I. Howard Marshall

I. Howard Marshall (1934-2015) was a world-renowned New Testament scholar and the author or editor of at least thirty-eight books and more than 120 essays and articles. He taught New Testament at the University of Aberdeen for thirty-five years and was a professor emeritus for sixteen years. Among his numerous publications on the New Testament are his commentaries on the Gospel of Luke, Acts, 1-2 Thessalonians, the Pastoral Epistles and 1 Peter and 1-3 John. He is coauthor of Exploring the New Testament: A Guide to the Letters and Revelation and coeditor of the New International Greek Testament Commentary series, as well as the author of the series' volume on Luke. He has also authored New Testament Theology: Many Witnesses, One Gospel. Marshall was an evangelical Methodist who was born and lived most of his life in Scotland. He received a PhD from the University of Aberdeen and a DD from Asbury Theological Seminary.

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