Acts 1-14 (Volume 1) (International Critical Commentary Series)
A magisterial two-volume commentary on Acts. Volume 1 covers chapters 1-14, while Volume 2 covers chapters 15-28. Professor Barrett provides fresh translations, verse-by-verse commentary, and addresses all linguistic, historical, and theological issues. Each indexed volume includes a general introduction to...
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A magisterial two-volume commentary on Acts. Volume 1 covers chapters 1-14, while Volume 2 covers chapters 15-28. Professor Barrett provides fresh translations, verse-by-verse commentary, and addresses all linguistic, historical, and theological issues. Each indexed volume includes a general introduction to the commentary, considering issues such as the contribution of Acts to the whole history and theology of early Christianity.
INTERNATIONAL CRITICAL COMMENTARY: For over one hundred years, the International Critical Commentary series has held a special place among works on the Bible. It has sought to bring together all the relevant aids to exegesis - linguistic and textual no less than archaeological, historical, literary and theological - with a level of comprehension and quality of scholarship unmatched by any other series.
No attempt has been made to secure a uniform theological or critical approach to the biblical text: contributors have been invited for their scholarly distinction, not for their adherence to any one school of thought.
The first paperback editions to be published cover the heart of the New Testament, providing a wealth of information and research in accessible and attractive format.
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C. K. Barrett is Emeritus Professor of Divinity at the University of Durham. He is especially known for having authored numerous scholarly articles and books, including The First Epistle to the Corinthians, The Second Epistle to the Corinthians, The Epistle to the Romans (Black's New Testament Commentary), and A Commentary on St. John and The New Testament Background: Selected Documents.. His two volumes on the Acts of the Apostles in the International Critical Commentary Series is a masterpiece of erudition.