Known for his meticulous, comprehensive research, respected scholar Keener draws on an unparalleled range of ancient sources to offer a wealth of fresh insights on the Book of Acts. Offering a close reading of Acts 15:1--23:35, the penultimate book in this acclaimed series explores issues related to Paul's diaspora missions and his journey to Rome via Jerusalem.
Highly respected New Testament scholar Craig Keener is known for his meticulous and comprehensive research. This commentary on Acts, his magnum opus, may be the largest and most thoroughly documented Acts commentary available. Useful not only for the study of Acts but also early Christianity, this work sets Acts in its first-century context.
In this volume, the third of four, Keener continues his detailed exegesis of Acts, utilizing an unparalleled range of ancient sources and offering a wealth of fresh insights. This magisterial commentary will be an invaluable resource for New Testament professors and students, pastors, Acts scholars, and libraries.
Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is the F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is the author of many books, including the bestseller The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts, and numerous commentaries.