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Edited by Sean A. Adams & Michael Pahl
(Gorgias Handbooks 26)
 

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This volume provides an introduction and engagement with the major critical issues in the study of Luke-Acts. As the study of Acts has become, once again, one of the major areas of focus within New Testament scholarship, this collection of essays presents an orientation to the major issues of Luke-Acts study, while providing fresh scholarship by senior scholars.  This holistic overture addresses fundamental questions such as authorship, dating, textual concerns, sources, speeches and literary form(s). +This volume explores the fascinating narrative structure and thematic elements of Matthew 8–9 which typologically present Jesus as the ‘New-Moses’  leading his people out of eschatlogical exile. This typology is created using imagery of Jesus’ healing diseases which find their antecedent in the Mosaic legal suit of Deut 28–30, and Matthew’s explicit citation of Isa. 53, in which the Servant is predominantly envisioned as a Mosaic figure. The intervening call narratives brings a reconstitution of the twelve tribes. The author concludes by exploring the possible rationale and motivation for Matthew’s typological association of Jesus with Moses.Save $27.75
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Issues in Luke-Acts
Edited by Sean A. Adams & Michael Pahl
(Gorgias Handbooks 26)
  

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Title:Issues in Luke-Acts
Subtitle:Selected Essays
Series:Gorgias Handbooks 26
Availability:In Print
Publisher:Gorgias Press

Edited by Sean Adams
Edited by Michael Pahl
Contribution by F.  Spencer
Contribution by Karl Shuve
Contribution by Brandon Crowe
Advisory Board Carl Toney
Contribution by Kenneth Litwak
Contribution by Frank Dicken
Contribution by David Peterson
Contribution by Dieter Roth
Contribution by Larry Hurtado
Contribution by Tommy Keene
Contribution by Joseph Verheyden
Contribution by Osvaldo Padilla
ISBN:978-1-60724-160-7
Availability:In Print
Publication Date:6/2012
Language:English
Format:Paperback, Black, 6 x 9 in
Pages:356
 

This volume provides an introduction and engagement with the major critical issues in the study of Luke-Acts. As the study of Acts has become, once again, one of the major areas of focus within New Testament scholarship, this collection of essays presents an orientation to the major issues of Luke-Acts study, while providing fresh scholarship by senior scholars. This holistic overture addresses fundamental questions such as authorship, dating, textual concerns, sources, speeches and literary form(s). Furthermore, theological topics, such as Christology, ecclesiology, pneumatology and missiology, as well as the portrayal of Paul, and the role of the Old Testament are discussed. Finally, the reception history of Acts and its influence on the development of the early “catholic” church is considered.

While this volume is primarily oriented towards students within seminary and post-grad programs to be used as an introductory text to either Luke or Acts, it also seeks to provide an opportunity for established scholars to expand upon previous scholarship and make a novel contribution to the various topics.



Table of Contents
  • Table of Contents (page 5)
  • Contributors (page 7)
  • Preface (page 11)
  • Abbreviations (page 13)
  • Introduction (page 17)
  • The Author and Date of Luke-Acts: Exploring the Options by Frank Dicken (page 23)
  • The Unity of Luke-Acts: One Work, One Author, One Purpose? by Joseph Verheyden (page 43)
  • The Text of Luke and Acts: Witnesses, Features, and the Significance of the Textual Traditions by Dieter T. Roth (page 67)
  • The Sources for Luke and Acts: Where Did Luke Get His Material (and Why Does it Matter)? by Brandon D. Crowe (page 89)
  • The Genre of Luke and Acts: The State of the Question by Sean A. Adams (page 113)
  • The Narrative of Luke-Acts: Getting to Know the Savior God by F. Scott Spencer (page 137)
  • The Use of the Old Testament in Luke-Acts: Luke's Scriptural Story of the "Things Accomplished Among Us" by Kenneth D. Litwak (page 163)
  • The Speeches in Acts: Historicity, Theology, and Genre by Osvaldo Padilla (page 187)
  • The Pneumatology of Luke-Acts: The Spirit of Prophecy Unleashed by David G. Peterson (page 211)
  • Christology in Acts: Jesus in Early Christian Belief and Practice by Larry W. Hurtado (page 233)
  • Paul in Acts: The Prophetic Portrait of Paul by Carl N. Toney (page 255)
  • The Patristic Reception of Luke and Acts: Scholarship, Theology, and Moral Exhortation in the Homilies of Origen and Chrysostom by Karl Shuve (page 279)
  • Luke-Acts and "Early Catholicism": Eschatological and Ecclesiological Trajectories in the Early Church by Thomas Keene (page 303)
  • Index of Scripture and Ancient Writings (page 327)
  • Index of Authors (page 349)



Issues in Luke-Acts
Edited by Sean A. Adams & Michael Pahl
(Gorgias Handbooks 26)
ISBN:978-1-60724-160-7
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