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Together for the World

The Book of Acts

Michael R. Wagenman Craig G. Bartholomew

9781577997191
112 pages
Lexham Press
Overview
The disciples and early Christians faced doubt, opposition, and threats--just like many Christians do today. In Together with the World, Michael Wagenman shows how the book of Acts can help modern Christians respond to crisis and critique in our contemporary world.

The book of Acts is about more than simply the beginning of church history. In Together for the World we find a group of disciples, empowered by the Holy Spirit, following God's call to spread the good news.
Author Bio
Michael R. Wagenman (PhD, University of Bristol) teaches New Testament at Redeemer University College (Ancaster, Canada) and is a chaplain at Western University (London, Canada) where he founded and directs the Kuyper Centre for Emerging Scholars, a Christian study center that seeks to disciple Christian leaders. He has pastored congregations in the U.S. and Canada, and speaks and writes regularly about Christian engagement within North American culture.

Craig G. Bartholomew (PhD, Bristol University) is H. Evan Runner Chair of Philosophy and professor of philosophy and religion & theology, Redeemer University College. He is author of Ecclesiastes (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms), Where Mortals Dwell, and coauthor of The Drama of Scripture.