By Stephen S. Liggins
While there were a number of reviews studying the contents of the evangelistic proclamation in Acts; and numerous stories interpreting, from one attitude or one other, person persuasive phenomena defined in Acts (e.g., using the Jewish Scriptures); no person stories have sought to spot the key persuasive phenomena offered via Luke during this ebook, or to examine their effect upon the book’s early audiences.
This research identifies 4 key phenomena – the Jewish Scriptures, witnessed supernatural occasions, the Christian neighborhood and Greco-Roman cultural interplay. via using a textual research of Acts that takes into consideration either narrative and socio-historical contexts, the influence of those phenomena upon the early audiences of Acts – that's, these those that heard or learn the narrative within the first many years after its crowning glory – is set.
The research bargains a few detailed and nuanced insights into evangelistic proclamation in Acts; persuasion in Acts, persuasion within the old global; all the persuasive phenomena mentioned; evangelistic undertaking within the early Christian church; and the expansion of the early Christian church.
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