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By Darrell L. Bock

This groundbreaking paintings via Darrell Bock completely explores the theology of Luke’s gospel and the booklet 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 should be God’s humans even in the course of a adverse world.  it's a message the church nonetheless wishes today.  Bock either covers significant Lukan topics and units forth the unique contribution of Luke-Acts to the hot testomony and the canon of Scripture, supplying readers with an in-depth and holistic snatch of Lukan theology within the greater context of the Bible.


I. Howard Marshall:  “A awesome success that are meant to turn into the 1st port of demand scholars during this significant quarter of latest testomony Theology.”


Craig S. Keener:  “Bock’s very good exploration of Luke’s theological strategy and issues meets an immense want in Lukan theology.”

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Great debate rages about how good a historian Luke was . 37 Among the items under scrutiny in Luke-Acts are Luke’s association of Jesus’ birth with a census from Quirinius; his timing for the rebellion under Theudas; the authenticity of certain parables and sayings; the reality of the miracles; his portrait of the trials of Jesus; the details of his resurrection accounts; the faithful rendering of speeches; his portrayal of early church harmony; the uniqueness of the meeting with Cornelius; the reality of the Jerusalem council; and his portrait of Paul .

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12 This is said to touch on issues of natural law, Jewish law, Christology, and eschatology . Consequently, some pit Acts 17 and its openness to seeing God in creation against Romans 1 . They discuss Luke’s lack of discussion of the cross in salvation with Paul’s emphasis on it . Luke is said to have an adoptionistic Christology where Jesus becomes Son of God . They note how little Luke speaks about the end times in contrast to Paul . 13 Romans 1 actually says the creation testifies to God, but that those who are polytheists do not appreciate to whom it points: the one God .

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