Download A Theology of Luke and Acts: God's Promised Program, by Darrell L. Bock PDF

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.
I. Howard Marshall: “A striking success that are meant to turn into the 1st port of demand scholars during this relevant zone of latest testomony Theology.”
Craig S. Keener: “Bock’s very good exploration of Luke’s theological technique and subject matters meets a major desire in Lukan theology.”

Show description

Read or Download A Theology of Luke and Acts: God's Promised Program, Realized for All Nations (Biblical Theology of the New Testament Series) PDF

Similar new testament books

Gospel Fictions

Are the 4 canonical Gospels real historic debts or are they imaginitive literature produced through influential literary artists to serve a theological imaginative and prescient? during this research of the Gospels established upon a demonstrable literary concept, Randel Helms provides the paintings of the 4 evangelists because the 'supreme fictions' of our tradition, self-conscious artworks intentionally composed because the end result of an extended literary and oral culture.

Mediation in context

From its small beginnings within the united kingdom 15-20 years in the past, mediation has develop into recognized as a extra confident approach to resolving clash than the opposed tools we have now been acquainted with utilizing. Reflecting the variety of contexts during which mediation is now used, this ebook comprises chapters on: heritage of mediation within the united kingdom mediation with divorced and separated peer mediation in colleges resolving neighbour disputes in rural and concrete settings victim-offender mediation and conferencing resolving place of work and business disputes advertisement mediation facing sufferers' lawsuits approximately.

Verbal Aspect Theory and the Prohibitions in the Greek New Testament

The top of the 20th and the start of the twenty-first centuries have concerned a lot dialogue on overhauling and refining a scholarly figuring out of the verbal process for first-century Greek. those discussions have incorporated advances in verbal point thought and different linguistic methods to describing the grammatical phenomena of historic languages.

Discourses of Empire: The Gospel of Mark from a Postcolonial Perspective

This artistic paintings explores Mark s Gospel in the contexts of the empires of Rome and Europe. In a distinct twin research, the booklet highlights how empire is not just a part of the earlier but additionally of a gift colonial background. The publication first outlines postcolonial feedback and discusses the demanding situations it poses for biblical scholarship, then scrutinizes the complicated methods with which nineteenth-century commentaries on Mark s Gospel interplayed with the formation of eu colonial identities.

Extra resources for A Theology of Luke and Acts: God's Promised Program, Realized for All Nations (Biblical Theology of the New Testament Series)

Example text

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 .

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.24 of 5 – based on 13 votes