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, is Professor Emeritus of Theology at Creighton University and the author of many books and publications on biblical topics. A priest of the Society of Jesus since 1970, Fr. Hamm has 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.