This item cannot be shipped to your selected delivery location. In Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible, edited by Amy Plantinga Pauw and William C. Placher. These visits to neglected places engender new understanding and perspective on the events recounted in Acts. He’s describing the revelation Ananias receives from God in Acts 9, but he might as well be describing his own book. In order to do so, I’m going to be describing some of the features of the This compelling work is indispensable for current theological and cultural conversations about race, colonization, Scripture, supersessionism, and the relationship between humans and land. In order to do so, I’m going to be describing some of the features of the . In this new commentary for the Belief series, award-winning author and theologian Willie James Jennings explores the relevance of the book of Acts for the struggles of today. “The visions that God gives are less about what we can capture in sight and sound and more about being captured, being drawn into the guiding hand of the Holy Spirit,” Willie James Jennings writes. While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolutionlife in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolutionlife in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God. This is an important voice for our time." The item Acts, Willie James Jennings represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Boston University Libraries. While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolution--life in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God. For the uninitiated, Dr. Willie Jennings is an Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School. Three thousand new believers may sound like an evangelist’s dream, but think of the chaos. While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolution—life in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God. Willie Jennings’ book ... His commentary on the Book of Acts, titled Acts: A Commentary, The Revolution of the Intimate (for the Belief Series, Westminster/John Knox) received the Reference Book of the Year Award from The Academy of Parish Clergy in 2018. Commentaries on Acts. Book Information. While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolutionlife in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God. In this new commentary for the Belief series, award-winning author and theologian Willie James Jennings explores the relevance of the book of Acts for the struggles of today. In this new commentary for the Belief series, award-winning author and theologian Willie James Jennings explores the relevance of the book of Acts for the struggles of today. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. This item is available to borrow from all library branches. Publisher's description: In this new commentary for the Belief series, award-winning author and theologian Willie James Jennings explores the relevance of the book of Acts for the struggles of today. While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolution life in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God. Please use a different way to share. Willie Jennings’ book The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race (Yale 2010) won the American Academy of Religion Award of Excellence in the Study of Religion in the Constructive-Reflective category the year after it appeared and, in 2015, the Grawemeyer Award in Religion, the largest prize for a theological work in North America. "A treat for the mind, the heart, and the flesh. I like Willie Jennings’ new commentary on Acts. Publisher's description: In this new commentary for the Belief series, award-winning author and theologian Willie James Jennings explores the relevance of the book of Acts for the struggles of today. Jennings spent 30 years in … Willie J. Jennings Acts, Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2017) $40 (Amazon). 00:42:00 - Doctor Willie Jennings is a pastor, theologian, speaker, and world renowned author, and the Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana … 20 quotes from Willie James Jennings: 'The concept of reconciliation is not irretrievable, but I am convinced that before we theologians can interpret the depths of the divine action of reconciliation we must first articulate the profound deformities of Christian intimacy and identity in modernity. The famous story of Ananias and Sapphira is told in Acts 5. Jennings … While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolution--life in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God. Jennings is a wonderful theological commentary written from the black experience that opens up the book of Acts for the reader to see things that allow the text to speak to todays current racial situation, although I do not think it is strictly limited to such matters. While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolutionlife in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God. Shareable Link. It looks like WhatsApp is not installed on your phone. Page after page, readers of Jennings's work, like the Saul of Acts 9, may find vision-obscuring scales falling away from their eyes. 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