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 files 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 will be God’s humans even in the course of a adversarial global. it's a message the church nonetheless wishes this present day. Bock either covers significant Lukan issues and units forth the unique contribution of Luke-Acts to the recent testomony and the canon of Scripture, offering readers with an in-depth and holistic snatch of Lukan theology within the higher context of the Bible.
I. Howard Marshall: “A awesome fulfillment that are meant to develop into the 1st port of demand scholars during this crucial quarter of latest testomony Theology.”
Craig S. Keener: “Bock’s first-class exploration of Luke’s theological technique and issues meets a tremendous desire in Lukan theology.”

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Luke 17:20 – 37 and 21:5 – 36 also display an eschatological concern in Luke . 16 12 . So Vielhauer in “Paulinism” in Studies in Luke-Acts, 33 – 50 . 13 . E . Earle Ellis, The Gospel of Luke (NCBC; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1974), 45 – 47; Fitzmyer, Acts, 145 – 47 . In chapter 22 below, I show how much Luke overlaps with themes in the canon, including with Pauline emphases . 14 . The textual issue turns on whether Luke originally had the “long” text of 22:17 – 20 yielding the sequence cup-bread-cup (p 75, ℵ, A, B, C, L, T, W, Δ, Θ, Ψ, family 1, family 13, Byz, Lect, some Itala, Vulgate, some Syriac, some Coptic; NRSV, RSV second edition 1971 .

It is why LukeActs occupies such a large portion of the NT and why the church cannot neglect its message . indd 30 9/15/11 9:44 AM Chapter 2 The Context of Luke-Acts: A Short Introduction Bibliography For this listing I highlight the key commentaries that also have introductory discussions . Barrett, C . K . A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles I: Preliminary Introduction and Commentary on Acts I – XIV . ICC . Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1994 . Idem . A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles II: Introduction and Commentary on Acts XV – XXVIII .

W . C . van Unnik, “Luke’s Second Book and the Rules of Hellenistic Historiography,” in Les Actes des apôtres: Traditions, redaction, theologie (ed . J . Kremer; BETL 48; Louvain: Leuven Univ . Press, 1979), 37 – 60 . indd 46 that material; (7) correct disposition and ordering of the account; (8) lively narration; (9) moderation in topographical detail; and (10) the composition of speeches adapted to the orator and rhetorical situation . Daniel Marguerat, The First Christian Historian: Writing the “Acts of the Apostles” (SNTSMS; Cambridge: Cambridge Univ .

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