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The Kingdom According to Luke and Acts

Karl Allen Kuhn
The Kingdom According to Luke and Acts
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The Kingdom According to Luke and Acts

Karl Allen Kuhn

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:This substantial, reliable introduction examines the character and purpose of Luke and Acts and provides a thorough yet economical treatment of Luke's social, historical, and literary context. Karl Allen Kuhn presents Luke's narrative as a "kingdom story" that both announces the arrival of God's reign in Jesus and narrates the ministry of the early church, revealing the character of the kingdom as dramatically at odds with the kingdom of Rome. He explores the techniques Luke employs to create his impressively crafted and rhetorically charged narrative, covering the background, literary features, plotting, and thematic emphases of Luke and Acts while also incorporating the freshest approaches.

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:This substantial, reliable introduction examines the character and purpose of Luke and Acts and provides a thorough yet economical treatment of Luke's social, historical, and literary context. Karl Allen Kuhn presents Luke's narrative as a "kingdom story" that both announces the arrival of God's reign in Jesus and narrates the ministry of the early church, revealing the character of the kingdom as dramatically at odds with the kingdom of Rome. He explores the techniques Luke employs to create his impressively crafted and rhetorically charged narrative, covering the background, literary features, plotting, and thematic emphases of Luke and Acts while also incorporating the freshest approaches.
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Meet the Author

Karl Allen Kuhn

Karl Allen Kuhn is Associate Professor of Religion at Lakeland College and the author of Having Words with God: The Bible as Sacred Dialogue and The Heart of the Bible Narrative: Rediscovering Biblical Appeal to the Emotions

Table Of Contents

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    introduction: The Heart Of Luke's Witness To The Kingdom
    part 1: Luke And His World
    1. The Roman World: An Empire Of Disparity And Want
    2. Israelite Visions Of The Kingdom
    3. Luke's Place In Caesar's Kingdom: The Social Location Of The Third Evangelist
    part 2: Luke's Narrative Artistry
    4. The Building Blocks Of Luke's Narrative
    5. Plotting Through Parallels
    6. The Kingdom Story Through Speech And Theme In Luke's Infancy Narrative
    7. The Kingdom Story Through Speech And Theme: Luke 24 And Acts Of The Apostles
    8. The Power And Prominence Of Luke's Pathos
    part 3: Luke's Kingdom Story
    9. Yahweh Is King And Lord Of All
    10. The Corruption And Redemption Of Creation
    conclusion: Discerning Luke's Purpose
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 412037
  • Product Code 9780801048876
  • ISBN 0801048877
  • EAN 9780801048876
  • Pages 336
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Christ
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Apr 2015
  • Sales Rank #55325
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.455kg

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