Overview

Luke provides a comprehensive and schematic reading of Luke's Gospel, and offers a detailed, chapter-by-chapter exposition of the Gospel and alternative perspectives, including feminism and deconstruction. Jonathan Knight considers the principal motifs of the

Gospel, particularly the theme of the temple, which has been previously overlooked in Luke scholarship, arguing that Jesus pronounces the present temple forsaken by God to introduce ...

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Luke's Gospel

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Overview

Luke provides a comprehensive and schematic reading of Luke's Gospel, and offers a detailed, chapter-by-chapter exposition of the Gospel and alternative perspectives, including feminism and deconstruction. Jonathan Knight considers the principal motifs of the

Gospel, particularly the theme of the temple, which has been previously overlooked in Luke scholarship, arguing that Jesus pronounces the present temple forsaken by God to introduce himself as the cornerstone of the eschatological temple.

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Introduces the biblical book and discusses how it came to birth, then applies a narrative approach in a chapter-by-chapter exposition, comparing alternative methods such as feminism and deconstruction throughout. Also tackles principal motifs, especially the theme of the temple, arguing that Luke's Jesus pronounces the present temple forsaken by God and introduces himself as the cornerstone of the eschatological temple. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203980972
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 4/30/1998
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 595 KB

Meet the Author

Jonathan Knight is a Church of England Clergyman who was educated at Cambridge University and subsequently taught at Sheffield University. He is the author of The Ascension of Isiah (Sheffield 1995) and Jude and 2 Peter (Sheffield 1995).

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Table of Contents

Series editor's preface
Preface
List of abbreviations
1 An introduction to the text 1
2 Luke as a narrative 21
3 A reading of Luke 70
4 Alternative readings of Luke 147
5 The themes of Luke's Gospel 161
6 A reading of readings 184
Notes 201
Bibliography 207
Biblical index 212
Index of ancient authors 225
General index 226
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