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Author Strauss, Mark L

Title The Davidic messiah in Luke-Acts : the promise and its fulfillment in Lukan Christology / Mark L. Strauss
Published Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1995


Description 1 online resource (413 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 110
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 110
Contents Preface -- Abbreviations -- Part 1. Introduction and Settings -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Setting : The Davidic Promise Tradition in First-Century Judaism and Early Christianity -- Part 2. Promise and Fulfillment : The Davidic Messiah in the Nativity and in Acts -- 3. The Fulfillment of the Promise Announced : The Lukan Birth Narrative -- 4. The Fulfillment of the Promise Achieved : The Speeches of Acts -- Part 3. The Davidic Messiah in the Gospel Narrative -- 5. The Inauguration of Messiah's Ministry : The Nazareth Sermon in Context -- 6. To Jerusalem and beyond : The "Exodus" of the Royal Messiah -- 7. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index of References -- Index of Authors
Summary The nature of Lukan christology has been much debated in recent years, with scholars claiming the pre-eminence of such categories as Lord, Prophet, Christ, or Isaianic Servant. In the present work the author examines one major theme within Luke's christology, that of the coming king from the line of David. A study of the Lukan birth narrative and the speeches in Acts reveals that Luke shows a strong interest in this royal-messianic theme, introducing it into passages which are introductory and programmatic for his christology as a sermon, portraying Jesus in strongly prophetic terms. The autho
Analysis Christianity Scriptures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-380) and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600
Jesus Christ
SUBJECT Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Luke -- Relation to the Old Testament
Bible. Acts -- Relation to the Old Testament
Bible. Acts fast
Bible. Luke fast
Bibel Lukasevangelium gnd
Bibel Apostelgeschichte gnd
Bible. New Testament -- Critique, interprétation, etc. ram
Bible. New Testament -- Relation avec l'Ancien Testament. ram
Subject Messiah -- Biblical teaching
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts.
Messiah -- Biblical teaching
Theology, Doctrinal
Lucaanse geschriften.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780567023964