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  • Copyright: 2007-10-01
  • Publisher: BAKER BOOK HOUSE

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This substantive yet highly accessible commentary leads readers through all aspects of the book of Acts-sociological, historical, and theological.

Author Biography

Darrell L. Bock (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is research professor of New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author or editor of many books, including the two-volume commentary on Luke in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series, Jesus according to Scripture, and Studying the Historical Jesus.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Actsp. 1
Introduction : Jesus ascends to the father and gives a mission (1:1-11)p. 49
The early church in Jerusalem (1:12-6:7)p. 72
Persecution in Jerusalem moves the message to Judea and Samaria as a new witness emerges (6:8-9:31)p. 266
The gospel to the Gentiles and more persecution in Jerusalem (9:32-12:25)p. 374
The mission from Antioch and the full incorporation of Gentiles (13:1-15:35)p. 436
The second and third missionary journeys : expansion to Greece and consolidation amid opposition (15:36-21:16)p. 516
The arrest : the message is defended and reaches Rome (21:17-28:31)p. 641
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