Mar 24, pages, hardcover from B&H. From Pentecost to Patmos: An Introduction to Acts through Revelation () by Craig L. Blomberg. Description. From Pentecost to Patmos is professor Craig L. Blomberg’s follow-up companion to his ECPA Gold Medallion Award-winning book, Jesus and. Jul 20, PENTECOST. TO PATMOS. CRAIG L. BLOMBERG. AN INTRODUCTION TO. ACTS THROUGH REVELATION. NAShvILLE, TENNESSEE.

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The strength of this book is Blomberg’s systematic and thorough treatment of the second half of the New Testament.

His discussion of Paul provides an excellent introduction to the discussion and overview of the Pauline Epistles that come immediately after that particular chapter. He covers ever section nearly verse by verse from Acts to Revelation – discussing who wrote it, ti and where various books were written and the various theories and authors who refute the authenticity of the New Testament and helps the reader reach their own understanding of what these pentecosg mean as well as what they ppatmos.

A quality New Testament Commentary can oven serve the needed purpose of providing the student of Scripture with a solid overview of the content and purpose of the books its discusses. This book is helpful in parts, but not recommended for those who have not read a solid introduction to the New Testament before.

Mar 07, Chris rated it really rrom it Recommends it for: Quotes from From Pentecost to Nov 29, Michael Boling pentecsot it really liked it. It is a bit heady but his theology and insights are totally worth it.

Blomberg was our instructor. I also found the overview of the form and structure of an epistle to be quite fascinating. Given that was the method Paul used in writing his letters, it is certainly useful to have an understanding of how such a letter is put together. Craig Blomberg followed up his highly successful volume on the Gospels with this title that covers the rest of the New Testament.


The standout units from this section are undoubtedly found in the Book of Hebrews and the Book of Revelation. The book is best used in serious study alongside the New Testament text; it does not hold much interes Blomberg gives an overview of the New Testament from Acts to Revelation Pentecost to Patmos.

Blomberg also provides the reader with a number of excellent resources throughout the book to include relevant maps, charts, excellent footnotes filled with additional study material, and solid discussion questions at various points in the commentary that help the reader engage the text and that provide that much needed additional food for thought so often missing from many Bible Surveys. One particular section I really enjoyed was the overview of the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul.

Be the first to ask a question tk From Pentecost to Patmos. Daniel Kleven rated it really liked it Oct 29, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. An Introduction to Patmls through Revelation stands as pamos of those much needed quality New Testament surveys. I now know more than I ever dreamed possible about the New Testament because I read two of his books on the subject. Recommended for serious NT students, Bible study leaders, academics, and pastors.

Want to Read saving…. Dec 02, Michael Schmid rated it really liked it Shelves: Nevertheless, his thorough pentecoxt of Revelation is the first I’ve ever underst I just completed this book as part of a Bible Institute Series at my church and Dr.

From Pentecost to Patmos: An Introduction to Acts through Revelation by Craig L. Blomberg

Mar 24, John Kight rated it it was amazing. An Introduction to Acts through Revelation is divided into three major sections with various divisions therein. Blomberg a scholar and a gentleman. Those who take the time to work through this solid biblical survey will find their time well spent patmoa they will come away with a much better understanding of what Acts through Revelation are all about.


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While Blomberg does give historical information, he spends the majority of time commenting on the text of Scripture itself, referencing his way through the New Testament canon. To ask other readers questions about From Pentecost to Patmosplease sign up. It may be better to start with The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown: This opening subsection also briefly details a Pauline theology and concludes with a selected bibliography for further study.

He got a great laugh from that remark.

From Pentecost to Patmos: An Introduction to Acts through Revelation

penetcost This is not one of them. I don’t agree all the time with Blomberg, but found myself agreeing much more than not. After all this is only the second of his many books on the New Testament that I’ve read so I understand his amusement.

His underlying approach is really to give the reader who may not be able to sit in a Seminary classroom, the ability to exegete Acts through Revelation in a sound biblically based manner as well as a quite thorough background of just what is being discussed in these books and why it even matters.

Overall, I found this survey of Acts through Revelation to be insightful, scholarly yet approachable for the non-scholar, replete with valuable information, and very well written. We should do all we can in the power of the Holy Frlm, but then leave the results to God. Return to Book Page. Nov 16, Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: Section one, The Acts of the Apostles, begins with some of the standard introductory material, including authorship, date, audience, purpose, genre, etc.

Open Preview See a Problem? Craig Blomberg joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in