The Acts of the Apostles

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Conversations of the West: Antiquity and the Enlightenment 11:00-12:15 October 10, 2005 TA Menachem : Session 18 The Acts of the Apostles This book, which is supposedly written by Luke, is what I think is the worst written book from the Bible read thus far. It is supposedly written by Luke from the evidence of the first few verses. The person it is written to is Theophilus, who was also the receiver of Luke’s Gospel. The Acts of the Apostles starts out with “In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning until the day when he was taken up to heaven…” (185). This shows that it was probably Luke’s second book he wrote and I didn’t enjoy the “sequel” to his first book. I enjoyed the Gospels of Luke more than I did this book. The first book was about the life of Jesus and his teachings. This second book talks about how Jesus spoke to his apostles through the Holy Spirit and how the Holy Spirit helped the apostles spread the word of Christ. I think that the main theme behind most of the book was the Holy Spirit. It is a
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CONWEST 101 taught by Professor Arcilla during the Fall '08 term at NYU.

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