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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Anthony B Robinson; Robert W Wall
|Description:||xi, 286 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Why Acts? Why now? --
Introducing Acts to a congregation of faithful readers --
Called to be church (Acts 1) --
Bold witness: preaching as if something is at stake (Acts 2) --
Christian community: life and death together (Acts 4-5) --
Conflict resolution and decision making within a healthy congregation (Acts 6) --
The Holy Spirit and the life of the church (Acts 8) --
Conversion and transformation: the case of Saul (Acts 9) --
The gospel in a multicultural world: the case of Peter (Acts 10) --
The challenge of change in the church (Acts 15) --
Resurrection practices: the marks of discipleship (Acts 16) --
Spirituality: its lure and danger (Acts 17) --
Leadership for the church (Acts 20) --
The uneasy relationship of church and state (Acts 25) --
Concluding reflections --
A few recommended commentaries on Acts.
|Responsibility:||Anthony B. Robinson & Robert W. Wall.|
Brings the "Acts of the Apostles" as a resource for congregational renewal and transformation. This book interprets the text of "Acts" as Scripture, and delves into many vexing issues faced by the church. It is useful for pastors, students, and ordinary believers.
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