Known as a skilled linguist and exegete, Joseph Alexander's The Acts of the Apostles Explained, vol. 1 is an exegetical and expositional commentary on the text of Acts. Alexander proceeds through the text of Acts in a verse-by-verse manner, commenting on the language, history, and culture of the first century world. Volume one of Acts cover chapters 1-12.
Joseph Addison Alexander was chiar of the chair of Hellenistic and New Testament Literature at Princeton, where he was also a contemporary of Charles Hodge. He authored The Earlier Prophecies of Isaiah, The Later Prophecies of Isaiah, The Psalms Translated and Explained (3 vols.), commentaries on Mark and Matthew, and two volumes of Sermons.