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Author Forbes, Greg W

Title The God of old : the role of the Lukan parables in the purpose of Luke's Gospel / Greg W. Forbes
Published Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2000

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Description 1 online resource (388 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 198
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 198.
Contents Preface; Abbreviations; Part I: INTRODUCTORY ISSUES; Chapter 1 A HISTORY OF RESEARCH ON THE LUKAN PARABLES; Chapter 2 THE PARABLES: KEY FACTORS IN HISTORICAL RESEARCH; Part II: AN ANALYSIS OF THE LUKAN PARABLES; Chapter 3 THE GOOD SAMARITAN (10.25-37); Chapter 4 THE FRIEND AT MIDNIGHT (11.5-8); Chapter 5 THE RICH FOOL (12.13-21); Chapter 6 THE BARREN FIG TREE (13.6-9); Chapter 7 THE GREAT FEAST (14.15-24); Chapter 8 THE PARABLES OF THE LOST (15.1-32); Chapter 9 THE DISHONEST MANAGER (16.1-13); Chapter 10 THE RICH MAN AND LAZARUS (16.19-31)
Chapter 11 THE JUDGE AND THE WIDOW (18.1-8)Chapter 12 THE PHARISEE AND THE TAX-COLLECTOR (18.9-14); Part III: THE THEOLOGY OF THE LUKAN PARABLES AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO THE PURPOSE OF LUKE''S GOSPEL; Chapter 13 THE THEOLOGICAL THEMES OF THE LUKAN PARABLES AND THE QUESTION OF A UNIFYING MOTIF; Chapter 14 THE LUKAN PARABLES AND LUKE''S USE OF THE OLD TESTAMENT; Chapter 15 THE PORTRAYAL OF GOD IN THE LUKAN PARABLES IN THE LIGHT OF JUDAIC VIEWS OF GOD; Chapter 16 THE PARABLES IN THE LIGHT OF LUKE''S PURPOSE AND TARGET AUDIENCE; Chapter 17 CONCLUSION; Bibliography; Index of References
Author IndexA; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary This book is a study of the parables unique to the Third Gospel, aiming in particular to establish a link between Luke's choice of these parables and his overall purpose in writing. In comparison to the synoptic kingdom parables, one distinguishing feature of the Lukan parables is their more personal portrait of the character and the nature of God himself. Luke's desire is to demonstrate to his readers, whoever they are, that in Christianity the realization of the Jewish hope has occurred. The parables promote this idea by offering both continuity (OT) and contrast (contemporary Judaism) in th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-361) and indexes
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Jesus Christ -- Parables
SUBJECT Jesus Christ. fast (OCoLC)fst00040116
Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Luke -- Relation to the Old Testament
Bible. New Testament -- Relation to Luke
Bible. Luke. fast (OCoLC)fst01892926
Bible. New Testament. fast (OCoLC)fst01808090
Bibel Lukasevangelium gnd
Lukasevangelium. idszbz
Subject RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts.
Gleichnis
Lucas (bijbelboek)
Parables, Biblical.
Gelijkenissen.
Gleichnis.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781441118790
1441118799
1283202891
9781283202893
9786613202895
6613202894