Exemplary Life: A Theology of Church Life in Acts

Exemplary Life: A Theology of Church Life in Acts

by Andy Chambers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805449617
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author


Andy Chambers is senior vice president for Student Development and professor of Bible at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. He holds an MDiv and PhD from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has done additional study at Baylor University and Harvard University’s Institute for Education Management.

Table of Contents

Bible Translation Abbreviations ix

Bible Book Abbreviations ix

Publication Abbreviations x

Foreword xiii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 How We Lost Luke's Theology of Church Life 9

Chapter 2 The Rhetoric of Summarization and Exemplary Church Life in Acts 31

Chapter 3 Exemplary Life Portrait 1: Acts 2:42-47 61

Chapter 4 Exemplary Life Portrait 2: Acts 4:32-35 85

Chapter 5 Exemplary Life Portrait 3: Acts 5:12-16 101

Chapter 6 Exemplary Life in the Gentile Churches of Acts 115

Chapter 7 A Theology of Church Life in Acts 137

Chapter 8 Directions for Application 163

Bibliography 169

Name Index 201

Subject Index 207

Scripture Index 211

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