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by Evan Smith
Editor Francis Martin collects patristic comment on the text of Acts in this volume of the ACCS. The Acts of the Apostles--or more in keeping with the author's intent, the Acts of the Ascended Lord--is part two of Luke's story of "all that Jesus began to do and teach." In it he recounts the expansion of the church as its witness spread from Jerusalem to all of Judea and Sa ...more
Published November 1st 2006 by IVP Academic
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These ancient Christian commentaries are excellent, in that they provide a convenient way to discover how the early Christian fathers responded to different passages in the bible. But, even while I really like the series and the individual commentaries, this does not necessarily mean that they are enjoyable to read. Typically, they are not, and should be treated rather as reference material. This particular volume covering the book of Acts was at a disadvantage compared to most other books in th ...more