The Apostles After Acts
If you could add a book to the Bible, what would it contain? Here is one answer to that question: a "sequel" to Acts, showing the later careers of the Twelve, Paul's final travels before he faces Nero, the commission...
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If you could add a book to the Bible, what would it contain? Here is one answer to that question: a "sequel" to Acts, showing the later careers of the Twelve, Paul's final travels before he faces Nero, the commission of the four Gospels, Jerusalem and its temple destroyed, the importance of the family of Jesus, and how close the apostles got to "the ends of the earth" in spreading the gospel. The Apostles after Acts includes a commentary that explains how the text was reconstructed from ancient sources and historical research. Here is a creative approach to the little-known but critical period when the New Testament record stops--and Christianity is just beginning.
Thomas E. Schmidt (Ph.D., Cambridge University) teaches English, Philosophy and Creative Writing at Laguna Blanca School in Santa Barbara, California, and is Editor of Portfolio Literary Magazine. He is former Professor of New Testament at Westmont College. He has written several books Straight & Narrow?: Compassion & Clarity in the Homosexuality Debate,Trying to Be Good: A Book on Doing for Thinking People, A Scandalous Beauty: The Artistry of God and the Way of the Cross and Hostility to Wealth in the Synoptics (Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement) and numerous professional journal articles.