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The plan of God in Luke-Acts

Author: John T Squires
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 76.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
This study examines one significant theological theme in Luke-Acts, that of 'The plan of God'. It traces the way this theme is developed throughout Luke-Acts, both through direct statements by the writer and through various associated means such as divine appearances, signs and wonders, the fulfilment of prophecy, and indications of fate as of necessity. Dr Squires locates Luke's use of this theme in the context of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John T Squires
ISBN: 0521616123 9780521616126
OCLC Number: 62588963
Description: 233 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Abbreviations; 1. The plan of God in Luke-Acts; 2. The programmatic role of providence in Hellenistic historiography; 3. Providence: God at work in human history; 4. Portents: signs of divine action in human history; 5. Epiphanies: inspired indications of the Plan of God; 6. Prophecy: foretelling and fulfilling the Plan of God; 7. Fate: the necessity of the Plan of God; 8. Conclusions; Endnotes; Bibliography.
Series Title: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 76.
Responsibility: John T. Squires.
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The author of this work shows that the plan of God is a distinctively Lucan theme which undergirds the whole of the Third gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, becoming especially prominent in the  Read more...


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