EXEGETICAL COMMENTARIES – books that seek to grapple with various aspects of interpretation
Bruce, F. F. The Book of the Acts. The New International Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1988.
Gaebelein, Frank E., Merrill C. Tenney, and Richard N. Longenecker. The Expositor’s Bible Commentary: John and Acts. Vol. 9. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1981.
Marshall, I. Howard. Acts: An Introduction and Commentary. Vol. 5. Tyndale New Testament Commentaries. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1980.
Kistemaker, Simon J., and William Hendriksen. Exposition of the Acts of the Apostles. Vol. 17. New Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1953–2001.
Schnabel, Eckhard J. Acts. Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2012.
Trites, Allison A., William J. Larkin. Cornerstone Biblical Commentary. Vol 12: The Gospel of Luke and Acts. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 2006.
Peterson, David G. The Acts of the Apostles. The Pillar New Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI; Nottingham, England: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2009.
EXEGETICAL SUMMARIES – books that summarize all the interpretive options in the passage
Cheng, Belinda, and Robert Stutzman. An Exegetical Summary of Acts 1–14. Exegetical Summaries. Dallas, TX: SIL International, 2017.
Abernathy, David, and Robert Stutzman. An Exegetical Summary of Acts 15–28. Exegetical Summaries.Dallas, TX: SIL International, 2018.
PATRISTIC/HISTORICAL COMMENTARIES – a book that records the interpretations of Acts through AD. 750
Martin, Francis, and Evan Smith. Acts. Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture NT 5. DownersGrove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006.
HOMILETICAL COMMENTARIES – books that record the exposition of Acts by a preacher
Lloyd-Jones, David Martyn. Authentic Christianity. 1st U.S. ed. Vols. 1-6. Studies in the Book of Acts. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2000.
MacArthur, John F., Jr. Acts. MacArthur New Testament Commentary. Chicago: Moody Press, 1994.Hughes, R. Kent. Acts: The Church Afire. Preaching the Word. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 1996.
Ogilvie, Lloyd J., and Lloyd J. Ogilvie. Acts. Vol. 28. The Preacher’s Commentary Series. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Inc, 1983.
BIBLICAL ATLASES – important resources regarding the many geographic references in the book of Acts
Beitzel, Barry J. The New Moody Atlas of the Bible. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2009.
Currid, John D., and David P. Barrett. Crossway ESV Bible Atlas. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2010.
Rasmussen, Carl G. Zondervan Atlas of the Bible. Revised Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010.