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By Darrell L. Bock
This groundbreaking paintings through Darrell Bock completely explores the theology of Luke’s gospel and the booklet of Acts. In his writing, Luke documents the tale of God operating via Jesus to herald a brand new period of promise and Spirit-enablement in order that the folk of God may be God’s humans even in the middle of a antagonistic global. it's a message the church nonetheless wishes this present day. Bock either covers significant Lukan issues and units forth the certain contribution of Luke-Acts to the recent testomony and the canon of Scripture, offering readers with an in-depth and holistic take hold of of Lukan theology within the better context of the Bible.
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Thomas Krabel, and Donald H . indd 33 Juel; Philadelphia: Fortress, 1987), xxxiv – xl, 215, 221; J . Wehnert, Die Wir-Passagen der Apostelgeschichte: Ein lucanisches Stilmittel aus jüdischer Tradition (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1989); Claus J . Thornton, Der Zeuge des Zeugen: Lukas als Historiker der Paulusreisen (WUNT; Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 1991); Vernon K . Robbins, “The We-Passages in Acts and Ancient Sea Voyages,” BR 20 (1975): 5 – 18; idem, “By Land and By Sea: The We-Passages 9/15/11 9:44 AM 34 Chapter 2 sion of Lydia); 20:5 – 15 (From Troas to Miletus); 21:1 – 18 (From Miletus to Jerusalem); and 27:1 – 28:16 (From Caesarea to Rome) .
50 Such “acts” often were designed to present the hero as a kind of divine man or at least a man sent from God . This genre normally details the hero’s acts, including miracles and anecdotes . It is likely that the title “Acts of the Apostles” was intended to highlight that the characters God uses in Acts are to be seen as sent from God . Acts, however, is less focused on individuals than it is on the selective presentation of the growth of the community and its message . The book moves from locale to locale as God directs, starting in Jerusalem and culminating in the travels of Paul to Rome .
8; Hemer, Book of Acts, 402 – 4 . 34 . indd 41 reaching Rome . Although I still regard as more likely a date for the volumes in the 60s, I think it more likely to fall in the mid- to later 60s than I did before . A post-AD 70 date for the gospel is also possible given these factors . However, if a post-AD 70 date exists, it is likely to be some years later, not right after the fall of Jerusalem, since a date right after the fall is more likely to have made more direct mention of what would have been a recent traumatic event .