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Early Narrative Christology: The Lord in the Gospel of Luke / Edition 1

Early Narrative Christology: The Lord in the Gospel of Luke / Edition 1

by C. Kavin RoweC. Kavin Rowe


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Despite the striking frequency with which the Greek word for kyrios (Lord) occurs in Luke's Gospel, this study is the first comprehensive analysis of Luke's use of this word. Rowe offers a careful exegetical discussion of all the passages in the Gospel that use kyrios for Jesus in order to trace the complex and deliberate development in Luke's narrative of Jesus's identity as Lord. Detailed attention to Luke's artistry and use of Mark demonstrates that Luke has a nuanced and sophisticated christology. For Rowe, Luke's use of kyrios for Jesus not only after the resurrection but throughout shows Jesus's close association with the God of Israel. This book, now available in paperback, was first published in hardcover by Walter de Gruyter.

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ISBN-13: 9783110189957
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 07/18/2006
Series: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft Series , #139
Edition description: Reprint 2012
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

C. Kavin Rowe (PhD, Duke University) is assistant professor of New Testament at Duke University Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. In addition to detailed exegetical studies on New Testament texts, Rowe has published articles on a variety of topics. He received the John Templeton Award for Theological Promise in 2009 for Early Narrative Christology.

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