Did The Author of Acts Make Use Of Paul’s Letters?
Is it actually true that Luke wasn’t a traveling companion of Paul, as some skeptical scholars suggest? These scholars even go as far as suggesting that Acts was concocted in the second century, partially using Paul’s letters as a basis. But hold on, let’s take a moment to ponder: do these claims hold any truth at all? One of the nice things about having both Paul’s letters and a historical account of his activities is that we can compare the points where they intersect. It’s even more valuable because it seems that they were written independently, with very little similarity in wording. So what should we expect when we examine these materials, assuming they are … Read more