The Acts of the Apostles (New Daily Study Bible Series)
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About "The Acts of the Apostles (New Daily Study Bible Series)"
Told by Luke the physician, acting as historian, this is the gripping and vital history of the early Christian church. Drawing upon the incredible first-hand sources at his disposal, he provides us with vivid glimpses of the great moments in those first years after Christ's death. "The Acts of the Apostles" commends Christianity to the world, for all people of ever country. William Barclay's commentary uncovers the richness of this important book of the New Testament, showing how the characters and events relate to our lives today. In his well-informed, enthusiastic style, he shows us how, in the space of just thirty years, Christianity spread from a small corner of Palestine to the very heart of Rome.
Meet the Author
Born 1907 in Scotland, William Barclay studied at Glasgow and Marburg universities. He was ordained in 1933 and inducted to Renfrew Trinity Church until 1946 when he was appointed Lecturer in New Testament Language and Literature at Glasgow University and later to the position of Professor in New Testament and Divinity. In 1956 the Degree of Doctor of Divinity was conferred on him and he held several prestigious academic positions subsequently. Barclay was a theologian, author, editor, lecturer and broadcaster. His Daily Study Bible won international acclaim, and in 1968 he published his own translation of the New Testament. Barclay was married to Barbara and had three children, he died in 1978.