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Acts of the apostles

Author: Ronald J Allen
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Fortress biblical preaching commentaries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Readings from Acts are offered only during Easter, so how can preachers make this important book come alive throughout the church year? Acts of the Apostles helps the preacher identify possibilities for sermons based on texts and themes in the book of Acts. While offering a basic exegetical framework for interpreting passages in Acts in their historical, literary, rhetorical, and theological contexts, this volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Allen, Ronald J.
Acts of the apostles.
Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2013]
(OCoLC)841366152
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Allen
ISBN: 9780800698720 080069872X 9781451426441 1451426445
OCLC Number: 798797418
Description: xvii, 233 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The coming of the realm of God : the main theme of the book of Acts --
You will be my witness in Jerusalem and in all Judea --
You will be my witnesses in Samaria --
You will be my witnesses to the ends of the earth.
Series Title: Fortress biblical preaching commentaries.
Responsibility: Ronald J. Allen.

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"Readings from Acts are offered only during Easter, so how can preachers make this important book come alive throughout the church year? Acts of the Apostles helps the preacher identify possibilities for sermons based on texts and themes in the book of Acts. While offering a basic exegetical framework for interpreting passages in Acts in their historical, literary, rhetorical, and theological contexts, this volume also suggests ways in which the preacher can relate passages and motifs from Acts to the congregation and world today"--Publisher description.

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