What prophetic roar, what fiery witness! 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. 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. Creator. Their intimacy is achieved at the expense of the larger community. Jennings, Willie James, 1961-Author. Book Details. They band together to support each other in withholding the proceeds of their property while appearing to give it all. 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. Pages: 272 Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press Published: 2017 ISBN-10: 0664234003 ISBN-13: 9780664234003. It is not one of violence,… This item is available to borrow from all library branches. Amazon Christian Book Barnes & Noble DTS Book Center. This, Willie James Jennings’s commentary on Acts, is without a moment’s hesitation one of the best theological works I have ever read. Acts. Willie Jennings plays on this double meaning when he speaks of the “common reoriented” 1 following Pentecost. 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. 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 his commentary on the passage, Willie James Jennings does not mince words about them: 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. 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. But it can also mean things that are not set apart or holy. The item Acts, Willie James Jennings represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Boston University Libraries. Series: Belief: Theological Commentary on the Bible Categories: Acts. Author Bio Willie James Jennings is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School. Jennings shows that Acts teaches how people of faith can yield to the Spirit to overcome the divisions of our present world. Book Information. The famous story of Ananias and Sapphira is told in Acts 5. “The revolution of the intimate is here!” Jennings heralds. Jennings, Willie James, 1961- 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. And how profound is this unseemly way of flipping the world right-side. 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