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Acts

Author: John B Polhill
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Broadman Press, ©2001. ©2001
Series: New American commentary, v. 26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John B. Polhill traces the advancement of the Christian mission from its beginnings in Jerusalem to the Gentile-dominated church in Rome. Along the way the readers see afresh the movement of the Holy Spirit in Peter, Stephen, Philip, and Paul. Polhill wrestles with the history of interpretation of the Book of Acts while providing solid exegetical support for his own positons. This thorough and readable commentary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John B Polhill
ISBN: 9780805401264 0805401261
OCLC Number: 859531066
Description: 571 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The Spirit empowers the church for witness (1:1-2:47) --
The apostles witness to the Jews in Jerusalem (3:1-5:42) --
The Hellenists break through to a wider witness (6:1-8:40) --
Peter joins the wider witness (9:1-12:25) --
Paul turns to the gentiles (13:1-15:35) --
Paul witnesses to the Greek world (15:36-18:22) --
Paul's witness overcomes opposition in Ephesus (18:23-21:16) --
Paul's witnesses before gentiles, kings, and the people of Israel (21:17-26:32) --
Paul witnesses to Jews and gentiles without hindrance (27:1-28:31).
Series Title: New American commentary, v. 26.
Responsibility: John B. Polhill.
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John B. Polhill traces the advancement of the Christian mission from its beginnings in Jerusalem to the Gentile-dominated church in Rome. Along the way the readers see afresh the movement of the Holy Spirit in Peter, Stephen, Philip, and Paul. Polhill wrestles with the history of interpretation of the Book of Acts while providing solid exegetical support for his own positons. This thorough and readable commentary examines the theological foundations of the early church's preaching and offers practical help for teachers and preachers alike in the contemporary Christian community. - Jacket flap.

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