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Author Ravens, David.

Title Luke and the restoration of Israel / David Ravens
Published Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, [1995]
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Description 1 online resource (287 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 119
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 119
Contents Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I; Chapter 1 ISRAEL IN THE INFANCY NARRATIVES; Chapter 2 STEPHEN''S SPEECH AND ISRAEL''S PAST; Chapter 3 THE ROLE OF THE SAMARITANS AND THE UNITY OF ISRAEL; Part II; Introduction; Chapter 4 LUKE''S VIEW OF JESUS; Chapter 5 REPENTANCE AND ATONEMENT; Part III; Introduction; Chapter 6 LUKE, PAUL AND ISRAEL; Chapter 7 LUKE, MATTHEW AND ISRAEL; Chapter 8 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS; Added Note; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors
Summary Ravens argues that Luke's belief in God's restoration of Israel provides the key context for understanding Luke-Acts. His attitudes to Jews, his surveys of Israel's history and his interest in the Samaritans combine to suggest his wider, pre-Davidic, view of Israel-a view that becomes the pattern for the restored Israel under its Davidic king. Luke's belief leads him to present Christology and atonement in ways that cohere with Jewish hopes and to correct apparently anti-Jewish elements in Paul's letters and Matthew's Gospel. This theme also determines his account of the gentile mission and hi
Analysis Christianity Related to Judaism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-269) and indexes
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Subject Luc ((saint ; ...-0070?))
Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Luke.
Lukanisches Doppelwerk.
Jews -- Restoration -- History of doctrines.
Lucaanse geschriften.
Jews -- Restoration -- History of doctrines.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
Israel (Altertum)
Palestine -- Enseignement biblique.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567120414