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The Book of Acts (New International Commentary on the New Testament) (original 1954; edition 1988)

by F.F. Bruce

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Title:The Book of Acts (New International Commentary on the New Testament)
Authors:F.F. Bruce
Info:Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. (1988), Edition: Rev Sub, Hardcover, 568 pages
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Fred Bruce wrote two commentaries on the book of Acts. The first was The Acts of the Apostles: The Greek Text with Introduction and Commentary. The second was an English-based commentary for the New International Commentary series. This is the latter work. The general reader will prefer the NIC volume because it does a better job of interacting with other scholars in the commentary tradition of Acts, has more theological discussion (though still not heavily emphasized), and treats historical issues in a greater extent than the Greek text commentary. Bruce considers Acts to a work of high historical value, arguing in the same tradition as scholars like William Ramsay and Colin Hemer. It is a solid work written from an evangelical perspective, but one should supplement it with the commentaries by Conzelmann, Haenchen, and Barrett. ( )
1 vote brandonw | Mar 10, 2008 |
Almost everything by Bruce is excellent in content and style. This commentary is no exception. ( )
  temsmail | Dec 21, 2006 |
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The Acts of the Apostles is the name given since the second century A.D. to the second volume of a History of Christian Originscomposed by a first-century Christian and dedicated to a certain Theophilus.
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