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Published 2003
Reading Luke-Acts in its Mediterranean milieu /

: This volume pulls together thirteen essays written by the author since the late 1970's which give a distinctive, coherent reading of Luke-Acts. Twelve of the essays focus on the theological perspectives of Luke and Acts as they can be discerned from the angle of vision of the \'authorial audience\' as delineated by the non-biblical literary critic, Peter J. Rabinowitz. The final essay focuses on the possible historical value of Acts and the methodology involved in judging that possibility.
: 1 online resource (xii, 255 pages) : Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-231) and indexes. : 9789047401988 : 0167-9732 ; : Available to subscribing member institutions only.

Published 2011
The development of Christology during the first hundred years, and other essays on early Christian Christolog y

: Entering the debate about the development of Christology among Jesus' earliest followers, this volume critiques both the traditional evolutionary view that posited an elementary early Jewish Christology that developed in complexity as it was increasingly Hellenized and the more recent attempt to see a full-orbed Christology both as early and as Jewish, not Hellenistic, in its categories. It contends that during the first 100 years Jesus' followers employed four models from their milieu, Jewish and Greco-Roman, both to understand and to communicate their Christologies. These models were appropriated because they were appropriate vehicles for expressing the impact of Jesus on them, past, present, and future.
: Part One comprises previously unpublished material; Part Two is a collection of previously published essays. : 1 online resource. : Includes bibliographical references and indexes. : 9789004203501 : Available to subscribing member institutions only.