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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Peterson, David, 1944-
Acts of the Apostles.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. ; Nottingham, England : Apollos, 2009
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|ISBN:||9780802837318 080283731X 9781844743865 1844743861|
|Description:||lv, 790 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction. Authorship and date ; Genre ; Sources, rhetoric, and historical reliability ; Character, structure, and purpose ; Interpretive issues --
The theology of Acts. God and his plan ; Jesus as Messiah and lord ; The Holy Spirit ; Salvation ; The gospel ; The atoning work of Jesus ; Witness and mission ; Miracles ; Magic and the demonic ; The church --
Commentary. Introduction and recapitulation ; The word in Jerusalem (1:15-6:7) ; The word goes out from Jerusalem (6:8-9:31) ; The word advances in Judea and Syria (9:32-12:25) ; The word goes to Cyprus and Asia Minor (13:1-16:5) ; The word goes to Europe (16:6-18:22) ; The word in Ephesus: climax of Paul's mission as a free man (18:23-20:38) ; Paul's final journey: to Jerusalem and Rome (21:1-28:31).
|Series Title:||Pillar New Testament commentary.|
|Responsibility:||David G. Peterson.|
Peterson focuses on how Luke framed his narrative and speeches as well as his theology, demonstrating that Acts was written for Christian edification and to encourage mission.
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