Marvel at the spread of Christianity throughout the Roman Empire in The Acts of the Apostles, Part Two (15:36–28:31). Empowered by the Holy Spirit and the deep conviction that Jesus is Lord, the first generation church continues to witness to the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Paul, a model of courage and missionary spirit, becomes our primary guide as the Gospel sinks its roots into the soil of our world. Commentary, study and reflection questions, prayers, and access to online lectures are included. 4 lessons.
Dennis Hamm, SJ, (1936-2023) was Professor Emeritus of Theology at Creighton University and the author of many books and publications on biblical topics including The Acts of the Apostles volume from The Collegeville Bible Commentary series published by Liturgical Press. A priest of the Society of Jesus since 1970, Fr. Hamm had been a Fellow at the Yale School of Divinity, a researcher at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, and a scholar-in-residence at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem.