Merril C. Tenney
Of The Apostles
Acts of the Apostles, the second volume of Luke's account of
the origin of Christianity, narrates the history of the
church from its inception in Jerusalem, the capital of
Judaism, to the arrival of Paul in Rome, the capital of
The period of growth extends from A.D. 30, the year of the
crucifixion of Jesus, to the terminus of Paul's first Roman
imprisonment in A.D. 62.
Although the information supplied by Acts is far from
complete, it is the best single source available for
knowledge of the historical and geographical facts of the
apostolic age. The Epistles of Paul and the General Epistles
provide a few additional facts."
Tenney (contributor) "Pictorial Bible Atlas" 8th Print.
(Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan 1981) p. 322