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by Brian Rapske

eBook The Book of Acts and Paul in Roman Custody (The Book of Acts in Its First Century Setting ; V. 3) epub
  • ISBN: 0853645655
  • Author: Brian Rapske
  • Genre: Christians
  • Subcategory: Bible Study & Reference
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co (December 1994)
  • Pages: 512 pages
  • ePUB size: 1351 kb
  • FB2 size 1495 kb
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As all the volumes in the "Book of Acts in the 1st Century" series are, Rapske's work is spectacular and opens us to so much more . 2 people found this helpful.

As all the volumes in the "Book of Acts in the 1st Century" series are, Rapske's work is spectacular and opens us to so much more information than we had before. Having read all of the volumes, I can say that Rapske's is easily the most interesting (perhaps because of the subject), and is easy to comprehend for a technical subject. to highlight inconsistencies in Luke's "Acts of the Apostle (Paul)".

Ancient literary setting.

Acts emerges from its isolation into a world of contemporary rhetoric and recording Outstanding as Jackson and Lake was in its day, this volume on the Graeco-Roman setting of Acts holds out the promise of equaling if not surpassing that great.

Acts emerges from its isolation into a world of contemporary rhetoric and recording. This work lifts the study of Acts onto a new, much more contextual plane. An important contribution to a new and better understanding of Luke’s Acts in its true literary and historical context. Outstanding as Jackson and Lake was in its day, this volume on the Graeco-Roman setting of Acts holds out the promise of equaling if not surpassing that great achievement. This well-written volume offers a remarkable, up-to-date collection of relevant new data to assist in scenario formation for a considerate reading of the Book of Acts.

The Book of Acts in its First Century Setting Author Brian Rapski provides a unique opportunity not only to learn about the custodial system of the Graeco-Roman world, but to better view Paul's persona and Christian mission as well

The Book of Acts in its First Century Setting by. Brian Rapske . Author Brian Rapski provides a unique opportunity not only to learn about the custodial system of the Graeco-Roman world, but to better view Paul's persona and Christian mission as well. This outstanding study also shows Luke to be an ardent helper of the missionary prisoner Paul.

Volume 3 of Acts in Its First Century Setting. Working to place the Book of Acts within its first-century setting, well-known historians and biblical scholars from Australia, the United States, Canada, Russia, and the United Kingdom have collaborated here to provide a stimulating new study that elucidates the Acts of the Apostles in its literary, regional, cultural, ideological, and theological contexts.

Brian Rapske's outstanding study shows Luke himself to be an ardent helper of Paul the missionary prisoner

Brian Rapske's outstanding study shows Luke himself to be an ardent helper of Paul the missionary prisoner. Accepted inequalities before the Roman law played a significant role both when individuals were being imprisoned and when they stood in a court of law. Such influences frequently intruded into the setting of custody. Imprisonment sarved several purposes. Custody could be to protect, to assure the accused person’s appearance in court, to compel recalcitrant individuals to obedience, and to await the execution of sentence, including death.

The Book of Acts in Its First-Century Setting Series The Book of Acts and Paul in Roman Custody

The Book of Acts in Its First-Century Setting Series. There are fresh assessments of the historical significance of key features, persons, and events in Luke's narrative. The Book of Acts and Paul in Roman Custody. Kirja 3. This volume provides a unique opportunity not only to learn about the custodial system of the Graeco-Roman world, but to better view Paul's persona and Christian mission as well.

Book in the The Book of Acts in its First Century Setting Series). This arduous task has now been accomplished by Brian Rapske. His use of ancient literary sources and archaeological evidence is sheer overwhelming and breathtaking. It is a mine of information and enhances the historicity of the Book of Acts. Working through the book is a tour de force - but it is worth the effort. All future exposition of Acts will have to build upon this magisterial work.

Title of work: The Books of Acts and Paul in Roman Custody.

The Book of Acts and Paul in Roman Custody is Volume 3 in a six-volume series working to place the Book of Acts within its first-century setting. This book provides an opportunity not only to learn about the custodial system of the Graeco-Roman world, but to better view Paul's persona and Christian mission as well.
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Mr.Savik
As all the volumes in the "Book of Acts in the 1st Century" series are, Rapske's work is spectacular and opens us to so much more information than we had before. Having read all of the volumes, I can say that Rapske's is easily the most interesting (perhaps because of the subject), and is easy to comprehend for a technical subject. I would add that I contacted the author by email for several questions, and found him to be quite down to earth and helpful. You can't go wrong if you are a student of the 1st century setting behind Biblical works!
salivan
to highlight inconsistencies in Luke's "Acts of the Apostle (Paul)". There is a lot of information on Roman prosecutions and treatment of the accused.
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