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Evidence and Paul's Journeys

 

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Achaia, see Greece
Acts 11.30 Controversy, see Acts 15 Controversy
Acts 15 Controversy 102-110
Adria 73-74
Aedile 38-39
Aegean Sea 19, 69
Agabus 108
Agora, see Athenian Marketplace
Alexandria, Egypt 12, 59, 68
Alexandrian Grain Ship 68
Amphipolis 28
Ananias (of Damascus) 109-110
Ananias (the High Priest) 51-52, 58, 63, 64
Ananus (the High Priest) 15
Anchors (ship’s) 73, 77-79
Ancient historical writing and Acts 128
Anti-Jewish sentiment (pagan) 12, 21-22, 32-35, 59
Antioch 9, 15, 35, 36, 102-108, 114, 123
Antioch (church of) 9, 15, 102-108
Antipatris 55
Antonia (fortress of) 49
Apollonia 28
Apollonius of Tyana 14
Apollos 90
Apostles 15-16, 46, 101-108, 110-112, 114-115
Apostolic Decree 16-17, 105
Appeal to Rome (Paul’s) 56, 61-62, 65, 82, 116
Aquila and Priscilla 31-33, 90, 98
Arabia 109-110
Aramaic 11
Aratus 31
Archeological Evidence (summary of) 131
Archisynagogi 11
Areopagus Council 30-31, 124
Aristarchus 66-67, 99, 121
Artemis, Temple of 39-41, 43
Asia (province of) 12, 14, 19, 21, 41-42, 47, 60, 68, 87, 92, 93
Asiarchs 41-42
Assassination Plot (against Paul) 54-55
Assos 44-45
Athenian Marketplace 29-30
Athenians 30-31
Athens 29-31, 91, 117-118, 124
Atomos, see Elymas
Atonement, Day of  70
Augustan Cohort 66-67
Aune, David 128
Author of Acts 125-126
Auxiliary Legion 26, 66-67

Baptism 91, 103, 110
Bar-Jesus, see Elymas
Barnabas 9-15, 102-103, 105, 108, 111-113, 114, 121
Beatings (Paul’s) 23, 26, 50-51, 94-95, 121
Berea 29, 117
Biblical scholarship 2-5, 126-128, 129-130
Bibliographical evidence (summary of) 132-133
Bishop, see Elder and Bishop
Bithynia 27, 33, 40-41, 67

Caesarea 35, 44-45, 55-56, 58, 61, 63, 66-68
Cape Matala 70, 72, 74
Cape Salome 68, 69
Capital punishment 23, 47, 64
Carthaginians 78
Cauda, island of (see Clauda)
Cenchrea 35
Centurion 48, 66, 68, 70-71, 81-82
Chios 44
Chrestus 31-32
Christ (or Jesus) 15, 31-32, 35, 37, 38, 46, 52-53, 54, 60, 64, 90, 109-110, 133
Christianity as a Jewish sect 17, 22, 53-54, 88, 115
Cilicia 31-32, 57-58, 64, 67
Circumcision controversy 15-17, 101-108
Citizen assemblies 42-43, 45
Citizenship (Roman) 23-24, 26-27, 50-51, 57-58, 63, 132
Clauda (island of ) 72-75
Claudius (Emperor) 21-22, 27, 31, 33, 50, 59, 71, 106
Claudius' expulsion of the Jews 31-32, 33, 106
Claudius Lysias (the Tribune) 48-52, 54-56, 57, 60, 63
Clay (St. Paul's Bay) 77, 79-80
Cnidus 68-69
Coins (as evidence) 34
Collection (for Jerusalem) 86-88
Colossae 120-122
Colossian letter 10, 121-122
Conversion (Paul’s) 95, 105-107, 109-112, 114
Contemporary evidence (summary of) 132
Corinth 31-35, 38-39, 85-97, 99, 106, 116-118, 131
Corinth (letters to) 85-97, see also First Corinthians and Second Corinthians
Cos 44
Crete 68-72, 75, 131
Crispus 91
Critics (Paul's Christian) 15-17, 98, 103-104
Curator of the Tiber 11
Cyprus 9-11, 44, 67, 68, 130

Damaris 31, 91
Damascus 102, 105, 109-112, 114
Date of Acts' Writing 127-128
Day of Atonement, see Atonement, Day of
Death (Paul’s) 82
Delphi 33
Demetrius the shrine-maker 39-40
Derbe, see Lystra and Derbe
Diana, see Artemis, Temple of
Dio Cassius 31, 50
Domitian 14
Drusilla 60, 63

Earthquakes 24-25, 71
Education (Paul's) 50
Egyptian Grain Ship, see Alexandrian Grain Ship
Egyptian Terrorist (or Prophet) 48-49
Elder and Bishop (as titles) 45
Elders (Jerusalem church) 16, 46, 102
Elders (Ephesian church) 45, 93, 122
Elymas 10
Ephesus 35, 36-44, 86-87, 88, 90-91, 92-93, 97, 98, 111, 120, 121, 123
Epicureans 29-30
Epimenides 124
Erastus 38-39, 89, 131
Escort to Caesarea (Paul's) 55
Euraquilo 72, 74
Eusebius 45
Evidence, Problem of 1-5
Exorcism 37-38

Fair Havens 69-71, 73, 74
Famine, Prediction of 108
Felix 48, 57, 58, 60-64
Festus, Porcius 15, 61-65
First Corinthians (letter) 85-92, 93, 96
First Man of the Island 80
First Timothy (letter) 122
Flogging, see Beatings, Paul’s
Foresail (ship’s) 79
Forum Domecilii 57
Free cities 29, 43

Gaius the Doberian 99
Gaius (of Corinth) 91
Galatia 12, 19, 36, 87, 104, 105, 113, 114
Galatians 2 Controversy, see Acts 15 Controversy
Galatians (letter) 95, 101-115
Gallio 32-35, 92, 106, 131
Gamaliel 50
Gasque, W. W.  4
Geographical Evidence (summary of) 130
Gospel 23, 64, 88, 97, 119
Greece 28, 33-34, 44, 86-87, 88-89, 91-92, 96, 97, 127, 130

Handkerchiefs and Aprons 36-37
Hellenes, see Greeks
Hermes, see Zeus and Hermes
Herod Agrippa II 63-64
High Priest (Jewish) 15, 37, 51-53, 54, 58, 63, 64
Historical Evidence, see Evidence, Problem of
Historical Writing and Acts 128
History of the Interpretation of the Acts of the Apostles 4
Horace 23

Iconium 12-13, 18-19, 123
Idolatry 16, 29-30, 119-120
Illycrium 97
Imperial edict (protecting Jews) 35
Imperial edict (expelling Jews) 21-22, 31, 33
Imprisonment (Paul's Caesarean ) 56-65, 116, 120
Imprisonment (Paul's first Roman) 82, 97, 99, 116, 120-122, 123, 126-127
Imprisonment (Paul’s Philippian) 24-27
Imprisonment (Paul's second Roman) 82, 99, 122-124
Intermarriage (Jewish-pagan) 18, 123

Jailer (Philippian) 24-25
James 15-16, 54, 103, 112
Jerusalem 15-16, 35, 44-45, 46-55, 61, 62, 86-88, 90, 96, 97, 98, 99, 102-109, 110-112, 114-115, 123
Jesus, see Christ
Jesus Justus 122
Jewish Opponents of Paul, see Opponents
Jewish Proselytes 21
John (the Apostle) 114
John (the Baptist) 90
Josephus 10, 15, 30, 37, 47, 48-49, 52, 54, 60, 61, 133
Judean Trial (Paul's) 46-65, 127, 133
Juvenal 63

Koura Point 76-77

Laranda 12-13
Law (Jewish religious) see religious law
Law (Roman) see Roman law
Legal evidence (summary of) 132
Leather-working 32, 36-37
Legate of Syria 58
Legions (Roman) 26, 66
Lictors 26
Linguistic evidence 10-11, 14, 126
Linneman, Eta 3
Literature, Acts as 128
Lucian 14, 67
Luke (biographical info) 2, 125-126, 128-129
Luke the Doctor 125-126
Luke (Gospel of) 112, 125
Lycaonia 12-14, 19
Lydia 20-21
Lystra and Derbe 12-14, 18-19, 123


Macedonia
12, 19-21, 28, 29, 33, 38, 86-89, 92-97, 118, 127, 130
Magic and Magicians 10, 14, 37-38, 39
Magistrates (local) 12, 22, 23, 25-28, 29, 34, 116
Mainsail (ship’s) 73, 79
Malta 73-81
Mark 121-122
Marshall, I. Howard 129
Medical references 126
Mediterranean Sea 9, 14, 44, 68-70, 72-74, 80, 130, 131
Meteorological evidence 20, 44-45, 67, 69, 70, 72, 74, 131
Meteorological evidence (summary of) 131
Miletus 44, 45
Miracles (Christian) 36, 114
Mishna 47
Mitylene 44
Mount of Olives 48-49
Mud (St. Paul’s Bay) 79-80
Myra 67-69
Mysia 19

Nautical Evidence 67, 69, 70, 74, 78, 131-132
Nautical Evidence (summary of) 131-132
Navy (Roman) 70
Nazirite Vow 46-47
Neapolis 19-20
Nelson, Lord 78
Nero 50, 61-62, 82
North Africa 73, 74
North Galatian hypothesis 113

Oikonomous 38-39
Opponents (Paul’s Jewish) 11, 12, 29, 32, 34-35, 46, 92, 94,98, 114, 117, 118
Ordo Iudicorium Publicorum 56-57, 58-59
Orosius 31
Ostia 81
Ovid 14

Pallas 61-62
Pamphylia 11
Paphos 10
Papias 45
Passover 44, 88
Patara 44
Paul’s Evidence (summary of) 133
Pausanias 30, 74
Pentecost 88
People's Clerk, The 42-43
Perga 11
Persecution of Christians 12, 13, 15, 23-27, 29, 39-43, 47-48, 50- 51, 54, 82, 93, 94-95, 111, 114, 117, 118-119, 121, 122, 123
Persecution of Christians (by Paul) 111, 114
Peter 15, 90, 103, 107, 108, 112, 114
Pharisees 53-54
Philemon 121
Philippi 19-28, 94, 116, 120-122
Philippian letter 94, 120-122
Philip's daughters 45
Philostratus 30
Phoenix 70-72, 74
Phrygia 13, 19, 36
Pisidian Antioch 11-12
Pliny 27, 33, 40, 67, 80
Point of Koura 76-77
Politarchs 29
Priscilla, see Aquila and Priscilla
Prison letters 99, 116, 120-124
Proconsul 10-11, 32-35, 41, 43, 92, 106, 131
Procurator 15, 38, 48, 56-58, 61-62, 63
Proselytes, Jewish 21
Ptolemais 44
Ptolemy 74
Publius 80
Puteoli 81-82

Religious law (Jewish) 10, 15-17, 34-35, 37, 46-47, 54, 107, 115
Requisition (military) 81-82
Resurrection (date of) 126
Resurrection (Pharisees and) 53-54
Rhegium 81
Rhodes 44
Riots (and Paul) 12, 13, 29, 39-43, 47-48, 50
Roman citizenship, see Citizenship (Roman)
Roman colonies (status of) 20-22, 26, 28
Roman law 21-23, 25, 28, 29, 34-35, 55, 56-60, 61, 62, 132
Roman letter 38-39, 85-87, 97-100
Roman Society and Roman Law in the New Testament 132
Rome (city of) 22, 32, 33, 56, 59, 71, 81, 82, 97, 98, 106, 116, 126, 127

Sabbath 20
Sadducees 53-54
Sailing Directions (British) 77
Salamis 9, 10
Salmonetta Island 77, 79
Salvation (the pagan view) 13-14
Samos 44
Samothrace 19-20
Sandbank (St. Paul's Bay) 79
Sandbank (Syrtis) 74
Sanhedrin 15, 51-54, 59
Sceva 37-38
Second Corinthian (letter) 86, 88, 89, 92-97
Second Timothy (letter) 38,121, 122-123
Secundus 99
Seleucia 9
Septuagint 16
Sergius Paulus 10-11
Sherwin-White, A. N. 132
Shipping Season 70-71, 80-81
Ship's Boat 73, 78
Shipwreck (British Maltan) 76
Shipwreck (on Paul’s voyage to Rome) 66-80
Shipwrecks (Paul's) 66-80, 94-95, 127
Shrines and Shrinemakers 39-40
Sidon 67-68
Silas 21-29, 94, 116-118
Silversmiths 40
Sopater, see Sosipater
Sosipater 99
Sosthenes 92
Sources (in the writing of Acts) 126-127
Spain 82, 97, 122
St. Paul's Bay 76-80
Stephanas (and family) 91
Steering oars (ship’s) 79
Stern (anchoring from) 77-78
Stoics 29-30
Stoning (of Paul) 94
Suetonius 31-32, 60, 71, 133
Sufferings (of Paul) 94-95
Synagogues (Paul and) 11, 28, 36, 91, 92, 119, 120
Syracuse 81
Syria 9, 58, 95, 105, 107, 114, 130
Syrtis Banks 74

Tacitus 60, 61-62
Tarsus 49-50
Temple (Jewish) 46-48
Tent-Making (see Leather-working)
Tertullus 58-60
Theology (Paul’s and Luke’s compared) 128-129
Theophilus 126
Thessalonian Letters 116-120
Thessalonica 28-29, 116-120
Third Visit Problem 96-97
Thyratira 20-21
Timothy 18-19, 89-90, 94, 99, 116-118, 122-123
Timothy (letters to), see First Timothy and Second Timothy
Titus 97, 104, 122-124
Titus (letter to) 122-124
Topographical Evidence (summary of) 130
Trial (Paul’s Judean), see Judean Trial
Trials (Paul's various legal) 21-28, 29, 32-35, 46-65, 82, 87, 92, 127, 131, 133
Tribune, see Claudius Lysias
Tribune's letter 55-56
Troas 19-20, 44-45
Trophimus 99
Tychicus 99
Tyrannus 36
Tyre 44

Undergirding (ship’s) 73
University Towns 36, 39, 50
Unknown gods (altars to) 30-31

Vegetius 80
Via Egnatia 28
Vipers (on Malta) 80

We-Passages (in Acts) 44, 127
Women (Status of) 11-12, 20-21, 28, 29, 31
Working for a living (Paul’s) see Leather-worker

Zeus and Hermes 13-15

 


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