By Darrell L. Bock
This groundbreaking paintings via Darrell Bock completely explores the theology of Luke’s gospel and the booklet of Acts. In his writing, Luke documents the tale of God operating via Jesus to herald a brand new period of promise and Spirit-enablement in order that the folk of God should be God’s humans even in the middle of a adversarial international. it's a message the church nonetheless wishes this day. Bock either covers significant Lukan topics and units forth the certain contribution of Luke-Acts to the recent testomony and the canon of Scripture, delivering readers with an in-depth and holistic clutch of Lukan theology within the better context of the Bible.
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The textual issue turns on whether Luke originally had the “long” text of 22:17 – 20 yielding the sequence cup-bread-cup (p 75, ℵ, A, B, C, L, T, W, Δ, Θ, Ψ, family 1, family 13, Byz, Lect, some Itala, Vulgate, some Syriac, some Coptic; NRSV, RSV second edition 1971 . , NASB, NIV) or the “short” text of 22:17 – 19a yielding the sequence cup-bread (D, some Itala; RSV first edition 1946 . , NEB, REB) . ) The long text should, however, be accepted on the basis of its exceptional attestation and because it is the more difficult reading, introducing as it does a second cup that lacks parallels in any of the other Last Supper accounts .
A title calling the second volume the Acts of the Apostles appears at the end of the transcribing of the book in p74, but no author is named there . ) . The absence of any dispute about the claim of authorship across several early centuries is a strong reason to take the tradition seriously . 4 (perhaps the Christian gate alludes to chapter . In sum, the case can be outlined as follows . Internal evidence involves first of all seeing the two volumes as one account in two parts with Acts being tied to Luke (H .
A Theology of Luke and Acts: God's Promised Program, Realized for All Nations (Biblical Theology of the New Testament Series) by Darrell L. Bock