The Speeches in Acts (Paper)

Their Content, Context, and Concerns

  • 9780664252212
  • 6x9
  • 236
  • 75.00
  • Paper
  • 0664252214
  • 3/1/1994
  • In Stock
$ 30.00

Description

This historical reappraisal of the Acts of the Apostles, written in narrative form, allows the reader to understand the biblical author's worldview, historical and ideological assumptions, and purposes as they were communicated through portions of this work. Marion Soards analyzes the speech texts by comparing them to writings from ancient history, rhetoric, and midrashic interpretation of scripture. He points out the interesting features in the speeches and highlights the thematic similarities. Soards provides a clear picture of the manner of writings in Acts, the theology, and the encompassing history of the early Christian period, and he supplies a sound basis for contemporary Jewish-Christian relations.

Reviews

Editorial Reviews for this product are coming soon.

You May Also Be Interested In...

Jesus the Riddler
7/7/2006
$30.00
I & II Peter and Jude (2010)
7/15/2010
$60.00
Families in the New Testament World
4/1/1997
$45.00
The Evidence for Jesus
1/1/1986
$30.00
Paul between Damascus and Antioch
4/1/1997
$55.00
Let the Oppressed Go Free
4/1/1993
$30.00
John (2015)
10/29/2015
$70.00
Colossians (2008)
10/17/2008
$60.00
Parables as Subversive Speech
5/1/1994
$35.00
Judaism When Christianity Began
8/31/2002
$27.00
Sign up to learn about new releases and other updates from WJK