Stokes Expositor’s Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 2

CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. THE TRAINING OF SAUL THE RABBI. Acts vii. 58; xxii. 3. PAGE St. Paul’s Appearance on the Christian Stage and its Results—The Tübingen Theory—His Parentage—Birthplace—Testimony of St. Epiphanius—Early Friends—Education—Trade—Gamaliel and his Influence—Evidence of Talmud—Pharisaic Schools—Their Casuistry and Exegesis—Parallel between Hagar and Sarah 1‑21 CHAPTER II. THE CONVERSION OF THE PERSECUTOR. Acts viii. 3; ix. … Read more

Stokes Expositor’s Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 1

CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. THE ORIGIN AND AUTHORITY OF THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES. Acts i. 1, 2. PAGE Title—Apocryphal Acts—Paul and Thecla—Evidence of Tertullian—His Chronological Position—Modern Analogies—Muratorian Fragment and Bobbio—Epistle from Lyons—Pothinus an Apostolic Man—Marcion and St. Luke—Defects of German Criticism—Growth of New Testament Canon—Newly-discovered Second Century Documents—Scillitan Martyrs—Primitive Christians and Biblical Criticism—Advantages of Uncertainty on … Read more

Dods Expositor’s Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. II

CONTENTS. PAGE I. The Anointing of Jesus 3 II. The Entry into Jerusalem 19 III. The Corn of Wheat 31 IV. The Attractive Force of the Cross 47 V. Results of Christ’s Manifestation 65 VI. The Foot-Washing 75 VII. Judas 91 VIII. Jesus Announces His Departure 109 IX.[vi] The Way, the Truth, and the Life … Read more