Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: Acts by Beverly R. Gaventa

By Beverly R. Gaventa

In a notable departure from standard readings of the Acts of the Apostles because the tale of the expansion of the church, Gaventa argues that Luke's moment quantity has to do with not anything under the task of God. From the start of the tale at Jesus' Ascension and lengthening till way past the ultimate record of Paul's task in Rome, Luke narrates a relentlessly theological tale, within which concerns of institutional historical past or biography play in basic terms an incidental function. Gaventa will pay cautious awareness to Luke's tale of God, in addition to to the various characters who set themselves against God's plan.

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