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Community and gospel in Luke-Acts : the social and political motivations of Lucan theology

Author: Philip Francis Esler
Publisher: Cambridge : University Press, 1989.
Series: Society for New Testament Studies. Monograph Series, 57
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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n this widely-acclaimed study, Dr Esler extensively uses sociology and anthropology to examine the author of Luke Acts' theology as a response to social and political pressures upon the ancient  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Francis Esler
ISBN: 0521329655 9780521329651 0521388732 9780521388733
OCLC Number: 851109828
Notes: Indices.
Description: xv, 270 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. The socio-redaction criticism of Luke-Acts; 2. The community; 3. Sectarian strategies; 4. Table-fellowship; 5. The law; 6. The Temple; 7. The poor and the rich; 8. Rome and the ancestral theme; Epilogue: community and Gospel; Notes; Index of biblical references; Index of secondary authors.
Series Title: Society for New Testament Studies. Monograph Series, 57
Responsibility: Philip Francis Esler.

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'Esler's thesis is undoubtedly one of the freshest to appear on Luke-Acts in recent years, clearly and compellingly written, complementing bold hypotheses with a wealth of detailed research and Read more...

 
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