Review Article: “A Theology Of Luke And Acts: God’s Promised Program Realized For All Nations” By Darrell L. Bock -- By: Gerald L. Stevens
Journal: Journal for Baptist Theology & Ministry
Volume: JBTM 10:2 (Fall 2013)
Article: Review Article: “A Theology Of Luke And Acts: God’s Promised Program Realized For All Nations” By Darrell L. Bock
Author: Gerald L. Stevens
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Review Article: “A Theology Of Luke And Acts: God’s Promised Program Realized For All Nations” By Darrell L. Bock
Gerald L. Stevens is Professor of New Testament and Greek at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
A Theology of Luke and Acts: God’s Promised Program Realized for All Nations. By Darrell L. Bock. Biblical Theology of the New Testament. Edited by Andreas J. Köstenberger. Grand Rapids: Zondervan,
Biblical Theology of the New Testament is a series of eight biblical theology volumes surveying recent scholarship, covering introductory issues, providing a thematic commentary, pointing out individual themes, and reflecting on canonical integration. The series assumes the continuum of a salvation-historical story centered in Christ to be precipitated out of biblical texts. The attempt is to be context sensitive to historical settings while establishing these themes. Bock did his original dissertation study at the University of Aberdeen in Luke-Acts focused on Christology, and has been writing volumes in Luke and Acts over the decades.
Bock follows the general pattern for this series. Each chapter begins with a selected, current bibliography that is a useful resource for students who will engage in further research. Book contents are broken into three parts of introduction, themes, and canon, but these parts receive uneven treatment in the number of pages (
The opening part on introductory matters is perfunctory (chapters
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