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The Structure of the Book of Acts ~ Part 3

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This represents the third in a three part series in which I intend to show how I think Luke constructed the Book of Acts. He did so by presenting the theology and the practicality of specific problems the Church had to face in its infancy—from Pentecost 31 AD to the culmination of Paul’s mission cir. 62 AD or roughly a span of about 30 years. When Luke adds what he does to Acts, he always ends his submission by giving a summary of the growth of the Church. He does this six times showing he organized his thesis into three two-part summaries of what the Church began to do and teach (cp. Acts 1:1). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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