February 15, 2022
The Acts of the Apostles is vital to the overall credibility of the New Testament. It alone provides a historical account of the development of the early church immediately after Jesus’ ministry. Unsurprisingly, there are diverse views on the reliability of Acts. FF Bruce claimed that “Luke’s reputation as a historian is unsurpassed”, whereas the Acts Seminar claims that it is a 2nd century document that reflects the nature of the church at that time. Who is right?
This presentation discusses:
- Manuscript reliability, dating and authorship,
- Key developments in Acts scholarship,
- Consistency with Paul’s letters, and
- Historical reliability.
The presentation and discussion can be viewed on You Tube