Details for Acts of the Apostles

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: BIB341
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: John Griffiths


BIB104 Old Testament Foundations or BIB105 New Testament Foundations (prerequisite or corequisite)

Awards offering Acts of the Apostles

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Identify the various perspectives on the key themes in Acts;
  2. Examine the socio-historical background relevant to the setting of Acts;
  3. Demonstrate critical engagement with both the primary biblical materials and secondary literature from a range of perspectives;
  4. Interpret a passage from Acts which addresses the activity and identity of the Spirit of God;
  5. Apply passages from Acts to modern Pentecostalism.

Subject Content

  • Introducing Acts
  • Pentecost
  • The Early Community in Jerusalem
  • The Expansion of the Gospel
  • Paul’s First Ministry Trip
  • The Jerusalem Council
  • Paul’s Second and Third Ministry Trips
  • Paul’s Trials and Trip to Rome

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (onsite)
  • eLearning (online)
  • Intensive
  • Extensives

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Reading Responses (20%)
  • Major Exergesis (50%)
  • Contemporary Presentation (30%)

Prescribed Text

  • Primary readings provided