qThe Book of Acts in Its Graeco-Roman Settingq locates the Book of Acts within various regional and cultural settings in the eastern Mediterranean. These studies draw on recent archaeological fieldwork and epigraphic discoveries to describe the key cities and provinces within the Roman Empire. The relevant societal aspects of these regions, such as the Roman legal system, Roman religion, and the problem of transport and travel, all help contextualize the Book of Acts.Ships of this size are believed to have been relatively common, though most seagoing craft were from 50 to 100 feet ... of its volume of cargo in the stormy circumstances and relatively short period of time that Luke describes (Acts 27:18, 38)?
|Title||:||The Book of Acts in Its Graeco-Roman Setting|
|Publisher||:||Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing - 1994-05-01|