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The Gospels and Acts : Fortress Commentary on the Bible Study Edition, Paperback / softback Book

The Gospels and Acts : Fortress Commentary on the Bible Study Edition Paperback / softback

Edited by Margaret Aymer, Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, David A. Sanchez


This concise commentary on the Gospels and Acts, excerpted from the Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The New Testament, engages readers in the work of biblical interpretation.

Contributors from a rich diversity of perspectives connect historical-critical analysis with sensitivity to current theological, cultural, and interpretive issues.

Introductory articles describe the challenges of reading the New Testament in ancient and contemporary contexts, as well as exploring other themes ranging from the Jewish heritage of early Christianity to the legacy Of the Apocalyptic.

These are followed by the survey "Jesus and the Christian Gospels." Each chapter (Matthew through Acts) includes an introduction and commentary on the text through the lenses of three critical questions: The Text in Its Ancient Context; The Text in the Interpretive Tradition; The Text in Contemporary Discussion.

The Gospels and Acts introduces fresh perspectives and draws students, as well as preachers and interested readers, into the challenging work of interpretation.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 382 pages
  • Publisher: Fortress Press,U.S.
  • Publication Date:
  • ISBN: 9781506415895



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