New PDF release: Acts and Christian Beginnings: The Acts Seminar Report

By Dennis E. Smith,Joseph B. Tyson

ISBN-10: 1598151355

ISBN-13: 9781598151350

The Acts of the Apostles isn't history.

Acts used to be lengthy considered a first-century record, and its writer Luke to be a disciple of Paul—thus an eyewitness or acquaintance of eyewitnesses to nascent Christianity. Acts used to be thought of background, natural and straightforward. however the Acts Seminar, a decade-long collaborative venture through students affiliated with the Westar Institute, concluded that dates from the second one century. That end without delay demanding situations the view of Acts as heritage and increases a number of latest questions, addressed during this ultimate report.

The Acts Seminar started deliberations in 2001, with the duty of dealing with the canonical Acts of the Apostles from starting to finish and comparing it for historic accuracy.

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