The acts of the Apostles

by William Barclay

Hardcover, 1976



Call number

220.7 DAI Vol. 24



Westminster John Knox Press (1976), Edition: Revised ed., 208 pages


In this volume, William Barclay discusses among other things the plan in Acts, Luke's skill as a historian, the accuracy of his sources, and the honesty with which he uses them. Full of unique insights and little-known information about the background of the early Church, this volume again displays Barclay's great ability for clear and perceptive expression. For almost fifty years and for millions of readers, the Daily Study Bible commentaries have been the ideal help for both devotional and serious Bible study. Now, with the release of the New Daily Study Bible, a new generation will appreciate the wisdom of William Barclay. With clarification of less familiar illustrations and inclusion of more contemporary language, the New Daily Study Bible will continue to help individuals and groups discover what the message of the New Testament really means for their lives.… (more)

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LibraryThing member LTW
In The Acts of the Apostles, noted Scottish Bible interpreter William Barclay follows the formula established for The Daily Study Bible by first giving the text of the day's study in his own interpretation, followed by two or three pages of commentary
LibraryThing member temsmail
The works of this heretic are without peer in their Greek, history, and application. Barclay just did not accept orthodoxy, see his "The Apostiles Creed," for the depth of his heresy. An excellent preaching resource.
LibraryThing member RubislawLibrary
Barclay's ‘The Daily Study Bible' has been cherished by millions throughout the world, and his style and popular appeal are renowned. His language and method are never academic, but always full of relevance to life and work today. He himself once said, 'I decided I must dedicate my life to making scholarship available for the layman, so that he may know better his Bible, his God and his Saviour'.… (more)


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Physical description

208 p.; 5.98 inches


0664213065 / 9780664213060

Local notes

In memory of Nelleen Stancil, by Eileen Henson


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