Bible as Lit #2 - Natalie Simons Bible as Literature Paper...

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Natalie Simons Bible as Literature Paper #2 November 8, 2010 Acts 2:1-13, The Coming of the Holy Spirit Acts 2:1- 13 describes the coming of the Holy Spirit, and implies the beginning of the new church. The book of Acts as a whole, it’s a history of the life and work of the church as it being taken under God. Act 2 begins after the death of Christ on the day of the Pentecost, a Jewish day of feast. Acts 2:1-13 focuses on the implications of the coming of the Holy Spirit through metaphors and hyperboles, and the passage seems to be divided into two subunits. The first focuses on the actually coming of the Holy Spirit, and has a darker tone, while the second focuses on the implications of the event and ultimately the power of God. The first sub unit, Acts 2:1- 5, describes the coming of the Holy Spirit as “a sound like the rush of a violent wind.” (Acts 2:2). There, the author metaphorically associates the Holy Spirit with the word violent, giving the passage a darker undertone. The rush of a violent wind
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course ACCT 307 taught by Professor Murray during the Spring '10 term at Central Texas College.

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