By Darrell L. Bock
This groundbreaking paintings through Darrell Bock completely explores the theology of Luke’s gospel and the publication of Acts. In his writing, Luke documents the tale of God operating via Jesus to bring in a brand new period of promise and Spirit-enablement in order that the folks of God might be God’s humans even in the middle of a opposed world. it's a message the church nonetheless wishes today. Bock either covers significant Lukan subject matters and units forth the specified contribution of Luke-Acts to the hot testomony and the canon of Scripture, offering readers with an in-depth and holistic snatch of Lukan theology within the better context of the Bible.
I. Howard Marshall: “A awesome success that are meant to turn into the 1st port of demand scholars during this important region of latest testomony Theology.”
Craig S. Keener: “Bock’s first-class exploration of Luke’s theological strategy and topics meets a major want in Lukan theology.”
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Appeals to theological rationale for such freedom, often based on studies of Acts, come from Martin Dibelius, Studies in the Acts of the Apostles (ed . Greeven; trans . Schubert; New York: Scribner/London: SCM, 1956); Ernst Haenchen, The Acts of the Apostles: A Commentary (trans . M . Wilson; Philadelphia: Westminster/Oxford: Blackwell, 1971); M . D . ; JSNTSup 20; Sheffield: JSOT, 1989); Esler, Community and Gospel in Luke-Acts . 38 . Marshall, Luke: Historian and Theologian, 21 – 76 . 39 .
Garden City: Doubleday, 1998 . Idem . The Gospel of Luke I-IX: Introduction, Translation and Notes . Anchor Bible . Garden City: Doubleday, 1982 . Green, Joel . The Gospel of Luke . NICNT . Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997 . Haenchen, E . Acts of the Apostles: A Commentary . London: Blackwell, 1987 . Hemer, C . The Book of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History . WUNT . Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 1989 . Hengel, Martin . Acts and the History of Early Christianity . London: SCM, 1979 . Jervell, J . Die Apostlegeschichte .
3 vols . Dallas: Word, 1989 – 1993 . Marguerat, D . ” SNTSMS . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002 . Polhill, John . Acts . NAC . Nashville: Broadman, 1992 . Witherington, Ben . The Acts of the Apostles: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary . Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997 . 1 The goal here is to present the key information that locates Luke-Acts historically, so that one can appreciate the context of the theology of the two volumes . 1 . Bock, Luke 1:1 – 9:50, 1 – 44, as well as in my commentary on Acts (BECNT 5; Grand Rapids: Baker, 2007), 1 – 46 .
A Theology of Luke and Acts: God's Promised Program, Realized for All Nations by Darrell L. Bock