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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Greek --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
For anyone interested in the origins of Christianity, Joseph A. Fitzmyer's The Acts of the Apostles is indispensable. Beginning with the Ascension of Christ into heaven, and ending with Paul proclaiming the kingdom of God from a prison in Rome, this New Testament narrative picks up where the Gospel of Luke left off. The Acts of the Apostles is indeed a journey of nearly epic proportions--and one that requires a guide as adept as Fitzmyer.
Since Acts was most likely written by the same person who composed the Gospel of Luke, it is only fitting that the Anchor Bible Commentaries on these New Testament books should be written by the same author. With The Acts of the Apostles, Fitzmyer gives readers the long-awaited companion to his two-volume commentary on the Gospel of Luke. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Nearly as useful as his "Gospel of Luke" in the same series. But I suspect he has depended on our reading other, more deeply exegetical volumes by other authors as well.Published 4 months ago by Raymond N. Armstrong
prof. Fitmayer is one of the best in the field of Lucan biblical theologians. Erudition, style, comprehensiveness, overview of variety of theological traditions. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mario Svigir