(3-0-3), spring. This course explores Luke's perspective in writing the book of Acts and how it relates to Luke's Gospel. The primary focus is on the literary elements, historical context, and theological and practical implications of how the church was formed on Pentecost and how it spread throughout the world. Attention will be given to special themes but also to the overall purpose of the book. Prerequisite: sophomore standing; BIBL 101and 102 (or 103); 211. May be used to satisfy Bible University Requirements.