Their intimacy is achieved at the expense of the larger community. “The revolution of the intimate is here!” Jennings heralds. The item Acts, Willie James Jennings represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Boston University Libraries. 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. Series: Belief: Theological Commentary on the Bible Categories: Acts. Willie Jennings. 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. Buy Acts 17 edition (9780664234003) by Willie James Jennings for up to 90% off at Textbooks.com. Amazon Christian Book Barnes & Noble DTS Book Center. It is not one of violence,… Creator. 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. Willie Jennings plays on this double meaning when he speaks of the “common reoriented” 1 following Pentecost. And how profound is this unseemly way of flipping the world right-side. 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. Book Information. Pages: 272 Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press Published: 2017 ISBN-10: 0664234003 ISBN-13: 9780664234003. This, Willie James Jennings’s commentary on Acts, is without a moment’s hesitation one of the best theological works I have ever read. Common things are ordinary things, unconsecrated things, or even unclean things. This item is available to borrow from all library branches. Acts. Jennings, Willie James, 1961-Author. 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. 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, Willie James, 1961- Jennings shows that Acts teaches how people of faith can yield to the Spirit to overcome the divisions of our present world. The community is reoriented toward divine love through the resurrected life of Jesus. 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. They band together to support each other in withholding the proceeds of their property while appearing to give it all. 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