My article on the spirituality of Acts, plus lots more on Acts!

The Baylor University journal Christian Reflection has just published its latest issue, in print and on the web here, focused on the Book of Acts. I was delighted to be asked to contribute an article on the spirituality of Acts, and it’s nice to see it in print. There are other interesting and helpful articles too, by luminaries of Acts studies, plus some good discussion study guides for individual articles (click on links below for individual pieces—or you can download the whole issue here). It’s particularly Continue reading →

Come to our conference on cities and early Christianity!

Following our very successful 2014 conference on evil in second temple Judaism and early Christianity, the St Mary’s University Centre for Social Scientific Study of the Bible announces this exciting conference: Cities of God? An Interdisciplinary Assessment of Early Christian Engagement with the Ancient Urban Environment(s) Friday 22 and Saturday 23 May 2015, at St Mary’s University, Twickenham This will be a fascinating and stimulating conversation between Classicists, New Testament scholars and Human Geographers, with a top class list of speakers, including a keynote paper by Professor Continue reading →

Call for papers on Acts

My excellent co-chair Matthew Sleeman and I warmly invite offers of papers for the Book of Acts seminar at the British New Testament Conference in Edinburgh, 3-5 September 2015. Below is the call for papers; here’s a link to the A4 poster version as a pdf file which you can download—if you have access to the notice board in a Department of Theology, please do put it up. Please get in touch if you are interested—or tell others who you think might be interested. We welcome seminar Continue reading →