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Sacra Pagina: The Acts of the Apostles
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Sacra Pagina: The Acts of the Apostles

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Liturgical Press 1992

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$31.99

Overview

The Acts of the Apostles is the second volume in the two-part writing scholars call Luke-Acts. It continues the story begun in the Gospel of Luke, showing how the Good News offered by Jesus was eventually extended to the end of the earth, so that Gentiles as well as Jews came to share in the blessings of God.

This commentary treats Luke-Acts as an apologetic history. It takes with equal seriousness Luke’s literary artistry and his historical interests, fitting his methods comfortably within the ancient standards of historiography. This perspective illustrates in particular that Luke’s historical narrative serves a definite religious intent. Tracing that intent through the specific contours of Luke’s story is the special contribution of this commentary.

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Key Features

  • Explores Luke’s literary artistry and his historical interests
  • Illustrates how Luke’s historical narrative serves a definite religious intent
  • Presents a high-quality contemporary commentary ideal for pastors and seminarians

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About Luke Timothy Johnson

Luke Timothy Johnson is an American New Testament scholar and historian of early Christianity, and is the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Candler School of Theology and a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. He is the author of Reading Romans: A Literary and Theological Commentary and Prophetic Jesus, Prophetic Church: The Challenge of Luke-Acts to Contemporary Christians.

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