By Heidi J. Hornik, Mikeal C. Parsons
Charting the theological and cultural efficiency of Acts around the timespan of Christian background, this paintings of profound scholarship unearths the complete volume of the hot testomony book’s spiritual, inventive, literary, and political influence.
- Reveals the impact of Acts at key turning issues within the background of the Christian church
- Traces the wealthy and sundry creative and cultural history rooted in Acts, from tune to literature
- Analyzes the political value of the booklet as a touchstone within the church’s exterior relations
- Provides certain remark at the exegesis of Acts down the centuries
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Søren Kierkegaard (1813–55) was a Danish philosopher and theologian who made significant use of Acts in his writings. Karl Barth (1886–1968) was a Swiss Reformed theologian and leader of the “neo‐Orthodox” movement, who made significant use of Acts in his highly influential Church Dogmatics. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–45) was a German Lutheran theologian and martyr. Acts figured prominently in his writings. The interpretations of these core authors provide a touchstone throughout the commentary; we have consulted them for every section of Acts.
The Venerable Bede (672/3–735) was a British monastic leader and author of the first extant British commentary on Acts, Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles; Humanist Erasmus (1466–1536) also wrote a commentary, Paraphrase on Acts. In addition, Augustine (354–430) and Aquinas (1225–1274) made frequent reference to Acts, even though neither produced a commentary per se (on ancient commentary, see Martin 2006). Much of the material in this early period draws on Acts for theological and Christological reflection.
He is the only apostle with an attribute. Only the lower portion of Christ’s drapery can be seen in a yellow circle in the heavens. The top and bottom borders of the square composition contain legible inscriptions on scrolls. The upper register quotes from the Old Testament (as was typical in these scenes), in this case Psalm 17:11: SCHEDIT SVP CELOS TYOLAVIT SVP PENAS VENTORVM P S XVIIC (which can be reconstructed as: [Et a]chendit sup[er] celos, [e]t volavit sup[er] pen[n]as ventorum; Ps 17[:11] = “And he ascended upon the cloud, and he flew upon the wings of the winds”).
Acts of the Apostles Through the Centuries by Heidi J. Hornik, Mikeal C. Parsons