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Acts for Everyone, Part 1 by N. T. Wright

Acts for Everyone, Part 1 (2008)

by N. T. Wright

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N.T. Wright's translation of Acts 1-12 and commentary on the text.

Wright does well at explaining the meaning of the text in context and then seeking to draw application, as he does in all of the commentaries in this series. This time there were some strange excurses (Saul meditating on the vision of Ezekiel 1 on the way to Damascus?), yet, on the whole, much of what Wright says is spot on and well-grounded in the text.

A useful commentary when reading the book of Acts.

Kindle version: well done; maps render well and the text is mostly clear; there are a few times when there are no spaces between words. ( )
  deusvitae | Jan 26, 2012 |
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Presents the author's own translation of Acts that is combined, section by section, with a discussion, background information, useful explanation and interpretation, and thoughts as to how it can be relevant to our lives.

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N. T. Wright has undertaken a tremendous task: to provide guides to all the books of the New Testament and to include in them his own translation of the entire text. Each short passage is followed by a highly readable discussion, with background information, useful explanations and suggestions, and thoughts as to how the text can be relevant to our lives today. A glossary is included at the back of the book. The series is suitable for group study, personal study, or daily devotions. - From the publisher.… (more)

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