This article is about the book in the Christian New Testament. Initially, the Jews are the acts of paul pdf to the Christian message, but soon they turn against the followers of Jesus.
Asia Minor and the Aegean, and finally his imprisonment in Rome, where, as the book ends, he awaits trial. Jesus movement addressed to the Jews: the bulk of the speeches and sermons in Acts are addressed to Jewish audiences, with the Romans serving as external arbiters on disputes concerning Jewish customs and law. Luke seems unclear as to the future God intends for Jews and Christians, celebrating the Jewishness of Jesus and his immediate followers while also stressing how the Jews had rejected God’s promised Messiah. Together they account for 27. Church’s liturgical calendar and the historical outline into which later generations have fitted their idea of the story of Jesus and the early church.
The author is not named in either volume. Acts and the authentic Pauline letters. Paul and were presumably Luke’s audience. The earliest possible date for the composition of Acts is set by the events with which it ends, Paul’s imprisonment in Rome c. 63 AD, but an early date is now rarely put forward. The last possible date would be set by its first definite citation by another author, but there is no unanimity on this—some scholars find echoes of Acts in a work from c.