Community and gospel in Luke-Acts : the social and political motivations of Lucan theology
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 Christian community. This study will interest those concerned with prevalent developments in New Testament scholarship.
Print Book, English, 2001
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [etc.], 2001
XV, 270 p. 22 cm
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.