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Author Mallen, Peter

Title Reading and Transformation of Isaiah in Luke-Acts
Published London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2007


Description 1 online resource (258 pages)
Series The Library of New Testament Studies
Library of New Testament studies
Contents Preface; Abbreviations; 1. INTRODUCTION; 1.1 The Importance of Isaiah; 1.2 Luke''s Use of Scripture; 1.3 Luke and Isaiah; 1.3.1 The Servant Motif in Luke-Acts; 1.3.2 The New Exodus Motif in Luke-Acts; 1.4 Outline of the Study; 1.5 Approach of the Study; 1.6 Assumptions in the Study; 2. ISAIAH IN LATE SECOND TEMPLE JUDAISM; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Translations; 2.2.1 LXX; 2.2.2 Targum; 2.3 Key Themes from Isaiah; 2.3.1 The Judgement of God''s People Israel; 2.3.2 The Salvation of God''s Chosen People; 2.3.3 Eschatology; 2.3.4 The Messiah; 2.3.5 The Future of the Nations
2.3.6 The Nature of God2.3.7 The Servant; 2.3.8 Conclusion; 2.4 Isaiah as History; 2.5 Isaiah the Prophet; 2.6 Conclusion; 3. THE INTERPRETATIVE FRAMEWORK OF LUKE-ACTS; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 God''s Plan to be Fulfilled in an Unexpected Way; 3.3 John Prepares the Way for God''s Salvation; 3.3.1 Excursus: Luke''s Understanding of ''The Way''; 3.4 The Pattern of Jesus'' Ministry; 3.5 The Mission of the Disciples to All Nations; 3.6 The Servant Pattern of Paul''s Ministry; 3.7 Paul''s Mission in Retrospect; 3.8 The Conclusion of the Narrative; 3.9 Conclusion
4. HOW LUKE TRANSFORMS THE ISAIANIC VISION4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The Extension of Salvation; 4.2.1 Salvation for the Poor; 4.2.2 Salvation Extended to the Nations; 4.3 Prophetic Critique of Israel; 4.4 The Pattern and Purpose of Jesus'' Passion; 4.5 Jesus the Servant -- Representative of Faithful Israel?; 4.6 Conclusion; 5. ISAIAH ACCORDING TO MARK, MATTHEW AND LUKE; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Sharpening the Focus on Isaiah; 5.2.1 John''s Ministry; 5.2.2 Introduction to Jesus'' Ministry; 5.2.3 The Passion Account; 5.2.4 The Resurrection Account; 5.2.5 Conclusion; 5.3 Reducing References to Isaiah
5.3.1 Hypocritical Worship5.3.2 The Ransom Saying; 5.3.3 Jesus'' Actions in the Temple; 5.3.4 Preaching the Gospel to all Nations; 5.3.5 Two Servant Passages; 5.3.6 Conclusion; 5.4 Additional Isaianic Material in Acts; 5.5 Luke''s Theological Concerns Developed from Isaiah; 6. LISTEN, LEARN AND DO LUKEWISE; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Preliminary Matters; 6.3 A Pervading Rhetoric of Perception; 6.4 Luke''s Apologetic Agenda; 6.4.1 The Unexpected Mission of the Messiah; 6.4.2 The Inclusion of the Gentiles and Exclusion of the Jews; 6.4.3 Excursus: Unravelling of the New Exodus Schema?
6.5 The Missionary Model in Luke-Acts6.6 Conclusion; 7. CONCLUSIONS; 7.1 Summary; 7.2 Why Isaiah?; 7.3 How Does Luke Read Isaiah?; 7.4 Implications for Luke''s Use of Scripture; Bibliography; Index of Ancient Sources; Index of Authors; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary An investigative study into where, how and why Luke interacts with Isaiah. References to Isaiah occur at key points in the narrative, typically introducing the mission of main characters and outlining or summarising the overall plot, suggesting that Luke utilises Isaiah as part of his interpretive framework. The overarching theme drawn from Isaiah appears to be the servant's mission to bring salvation to all people (Isa 49:6). Luke's careful selection and radical interpretation of Isaianic texts highlights surprising aspects of this theme. These include the nature and scope of salvation, the n
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SUBJECT Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Isaiah -- Relation to Luke
Bible. Luke -- Relation to Isaiah
Bible. Isaiah. fast (OCoLC)fst01808068
Bible. Luke. fast (OCoLC)fst01892926
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780567406880