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