24 See Cullmann, Confessions, pp. 25, 27.

25 Ibid.; Bultmann, Theology of the New Testament, vol. 1, p. 82.

26 Neufeld, Confessions, pp. 31, 63–64, 146.

27 Ibid., p. 114; cf. pp. 132–133.

28 Bultmann, Theology, vol. 1, p. 82.

29 Cullmann, Confessions, pp. 41, 45, 53, 57–62, including the creedal nature of these two references. See especially Acts 2:14–39; 3:12–26; 4:8–12; 5:29–32; 10:34–43; cf. 13:16–41.

31 See Acts 2:22–23, 31; 3:15; 4:10; 5:30–31; 10:39–42; 13:28–29.

shown that these texts reflect early, largely undeveloped theology, perhaps from the Jerusalem community. Drane explains it this way: The earliest evidence we have for the resurrection almost certainly goes back to the time immediately after the resurrection event is alleged to have taken place. This is the evidence contained in the early sermons in the Acts of the Apostles. . . . But there can be no doubt that in the first few chapters of Acts its author has preserved material from very early sources.