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Intrusive God, disruptive gospel : encountering the divine in the Book of Acts

Author: Matthew L Skinner
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Brazos Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Reads Acts with an eye toward how this provocative book of the Bible can shape our understanding of God today.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Skinner, Matthew L., 1968-
Intrusive God, disruptive gospel
(DLC) 2015010529
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew L Skinner
ISBN: 9781441248619 1441248617 9781441248602 1441248609
OCLC Number: 927144457
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 189 pages)
Contents: Road map: as you read this book --
Acts 1:1-11: waiting to go --
Acts 2:1-21: making sense of things --
Acts 2:22-41: keeping an old promise --
Road map: emerging realities --
Acts 3:11-26 and 4:5-12: the ultimate disruption --
Acts 4:32-5:11: communal harmony as a matter of life or death --
Acts 6:1-7: Growth brings change - and suprise --
Acts 7:54-60: using violence to keep God under control --
Road map: expansions --
Acts 8:4-25: spiritual power, spiritual gift, and spiritual greed --
Acts 8:26-40: absurdly good news --
Acts 9:1-30: seeing a different reality --
Acts 9:32-43: the work, pain, and tendernewss of Christian service --
Acts 10:1-11:18: old boundaries obliterated --
Acts 12:1-19: coming to our senses --
Road map: God is still speaking --
Acts 13:1-4: called and commissioned --
Acts 14:8-20: learning to recognize God --
Acts 15:1-35: discerning God --
Road map: very public disturbances --
Acts 16:9-40: battle of the gods --
Acts 17:16-34: the gospel in the flesh --
Acts 18:1-17: when the good news escapes attention --
Acts 18:24-19:20: there's power in the name --
Acts 19:21-41: far-reaching disruptions --
Road map: the witness goes to Rome --
Acts 21:1-6: spirit-led disagreement --
Acts 22:30-23:11: how to be a hero --
Acts 25:1-12: the gospel and the empire --
Acts 27-28: open horizons.
Responsibility: Matthew L. Skinner.
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