New E-books: ‘The Healing of the Nations’ and ‘Making a Prophet’

I have created and uploaded two e-books. The first e-book, Making a Prophet: Acts 2 and the Church’s Mission, contains a treatment of Acts 2:1-4, exploring Luke’s account of the Day of Pentecost against the background of the Scriptures that he alludes to and echoes. I argue that Luke presents the events of Pentecost as a form of prophetic initiation.

This booklet demonstrates some of the ways in which the narrative of Acts 2 communicates an implicit ecclesiology, especially when read in the light of the wider canonical Scriptures. Read that whole booklet here.

The second e-book, The Healing of the Nations: Political Reflections on the Lectionary, is much longer than the first and contains every lectionary reflection that I have written to date on the Political Theology Today blog. The reflections are arranged in scriptural order for ease of reference. They are not evenly spread out over the entirety of Scripture, but they do cover a considerable scope of biblical material.

This book will be added to over time as I write further reflections. Once again, if you find the books helpful, please consider donating using the button below. You can also take a look at my other e-books here.


About Alastair Roberts

Alastair Roberts (PhD, Durham University) writes in the areas of biblical theology and ethics, but frequently trespasses beyond these bounds. He participates in the weekly Mere Fidelity podcast, blogs at Alastair’s Adversaria, and tweets at @zugzwanged.
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