The Acts of the Apostles What Acts aims to do Dr Barclay asserts of this important book is to give us a series of typical exploits and adventures of the great heroic figures of the early Church Although the book never says

  • Title: The Acts of the Apostles
  • Author: William Barclay
  • ISBN: 9780664241063
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Paperback
  • What Acts aims to do, Dr Barclay asserts of this important book, is to give us a series of typical exploits and adventures of the great heroic figures of the early Church Although the book never says so, from the earliest times Luke has been held to be its writer About Luke himself, it is pointed out that he was a physician and the only Gentile author in the New Tes What Acts aims to do, Dr Barclay asserts of this important book, is to give us a series of typical exploits and adventures of the great heroic figures of the early Church Although the book never says so, from the earliest times Luke has been held to be its writer About Luke himself, it is pointed out that he was a physician and the only Gentile author in the New Testament He wrote both his gospel and Acts to an unidentified person bearing the name of Theophilus, for the principal purpose of showing how the new faith that began so humbly in Palestine had expanded Dr Barclay discusses the plan in Acts, Luke s skill as a historian, the accuracy of his sources, and the honesty with which he used them This book like the others in this series, shows Dr Barclay s great ability for clear, perceptive expression It is full of unique insights and little known information about the background and the early Church Most of all it is an intimate, direct picture of Paul, the great apostle.

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    1. "What Acts aims to do," says Dr. Barclay in this important volume, "is to give us a series of typical exploits and adventures of the great heroic figures of the early Church. Although the book never says so, from the earliest times Luke has been held to be its writer." About Luke himself, it is pointed out that he was a physician and the only Gentile author in the New Testament. He wrote both his gospel and Acts to an unidentified person bearing the name of Theophilus, for the principle purpose [...]

    2. I read through The Acts to grasp the bigger story for the first time this year and was on the edge of my seat! I was surprised to realize, after all of these times through the text, I had no idea what was going to happen to Paul at the end of the book! This is a fast action story including ridiculously major speaking engagements, turnabouts, legal issues, travel, and shipwreck. Seriously fascinating. - Liz Quist

    3. The Story of ActsAlthough I may not always agree with everything written by Barclay this book provides insights and perspectives to chew on and digest. It is an excellent read within or outside of a formal bible study.

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