Acts unfolds the incredible story of how God brought the good news of salvation to the world. As an historical treatise, Acts describes the establishment and growth of the early church; as a biographical treatise, it focuses primarily on Paul’s ministry. Luke gives us a glimpse into the first-century and the rise of Christianity, making references to buildings, customs, cities, the role of women in the early church, philosophical and theological speeches, and missionary travels. But Luke is not just interested in the events; he delves deeper into the meaning of these events.
- Title: Holman New Testament Commentary: Acts
- Author: Kenneth O. Gangel
- Publisher: Broadman & Holman
- Publication Date: 1998
- Pages: 484
About Kenneth O. Gangel
Kenneth O. Gangel is executive director of graduate studies at Toccoa Falls College and distinguished professor emeritus of Christian education at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Gangel is the author of over 35 books including The Christian Educator's Handbook on Family Life Education. Dr. Gangel received his M.Div. from Grace Theological Seminary, and also holds degrees from Taylor University (B.A), Fuller Theological Seminary, Concordia Seminary, (S.T.M.) and the University of Missouri (Ph.D.).