Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Dating Acts by Richard I. Pervo

In Dating Acts, Richard Pervo subjects the scholarly consensus that Acts was written about 80-85 C.E. to a rigorous scholarly examination. Analyzing the author's sources, methods, theology, familiarity with ecclesiastical developments and vocabulary, Pervo discovers that the author of Acts is familiar with the later writings of Josephus (c. 100 C.E.) and that the theological perspectives of Acts have much in common with elements found in the Pastoral Epistles and Polycarp (c. 125-130). He also situates the book of Acts in terms of its place in the development of early Christianity and its social and ideological context, and shows how a second-century date helps to interpret it.

Buy Dating Acts by Richard I. Pervo from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780944344736
ISBN-10: 0944344739
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 161mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Polebridge Press
Publisher: Polebridge Press
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Dating Acts by Richard I. Pervo

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Dating Acts book by Richard I. Pervo and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Richard I. Pervo

Pastorals and Polycarp by Richard I. Pervo
Paperback, September 2016
$31.24
Acts of John by Richard I. Pervo
Paperback, August 2015
$31.24
Gospel of Luke by Richard I. Pervo
Paperback, February 2014
$43.39
Mystery of Acts by Richard I. Pervo
Paperback, October 2008
$34.71