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Lecture 1: Acts - Author

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Lesson

Acts was written by the same person that wrote the Gospel of Luke and continues where Luke left off with the resurrection and ascension of Jesus.

Outline

The Book of Acts

Part 1
 

Introduction:  Sources for the History of the Early Church

1.  The Gospels

2.  Acts

3.  Paul's Epistles

4.  The Catholic Epistles

5.  Revelation

 

I.  The Author of Acts

A.  Same as the author of Luke

B.  "We" Sections

1.  Companion of Paul

2.  People mentioned are separate from the author.

3.  Paul mentions Luke in prison epistles.

C.  Language of Luke/Acts

1.  W. K. Hobart (1882) The Medical Language of St. Luke

2.  H. J. Cadbury (1920) The Style and Literary Method of Luke

D.  Church Tradition

E.  Antisupernatural Bias