Item description for Community and Gospel in Luke-Acts: The Social and Political Motivations of Lucan Theology (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series) by Philip Francis Esler...
Overview Always observing the established techniques of New Testament analysis, especially redaction criticism, Professor Esler makes extensive use of sociology and anthropology to examine the author of Luke-Acts' theology as a response to social and political pressures on the Christian community for whom he was writing. Various themes such as table-fellowship, the law, the temple, poverty and riches, and politics are examined to determine how they have been influenced by the social and political background of Luke's audience. This book offers a New Testament paradigm and warrant for those interested in generating a theology attuned to the social and political realities affecting contemporary Christian congregations.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.55" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.84 lbs.
Release Date Dec 19, 1996
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Series Society For New Testament Studie
Series Number 57
ISBN 0521388732 ISBN13 9780521388733
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