In this completely revised and updated edition, FranAois Bovon provides a critical assessment of the last fifty-five years of scholarship on Luke-Acts. The study divides thematically, with individual chapters covering the subjects of history and eschatology, the role of the Old Testament, Christology, the Holy Spirit, conversion, and the church. Each chapter begins with a consideration of the exegetical and theological problems unique to each theme in Luke-Acts before providing a detailed survey and critique of contemporary English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian New Testament scholarship.
FranAois Bovon is Frothingham Professor of the History of Religion at Harvard Divinity School.
Preface to the First Edition Preface to the English Edition Preface to the Second English Edition 1 The Plan of God, Salvation History, and Eschatology 2 The Interpretation of the Scriptures of Israel 3 Christology 4 The Holy Spirit 5 Salvation 6 The Reception of Salvation 7 The Church 8 What about Luke? (1983) 9 Studies in Luke-Acts: Retrospect and Prospect (1993) 10 Luke the Theologian, from 1980 to 2005 APPENDICES A A Selective Bibliography of Books on Luke-Acts, 1980-2005 B Bibliographic Index on Luke 1-24, 1980-2005 C Bibliographic Index on Acts 1-28, 1980-2005 D Bibliographic and Thematic Index on Luke-Acts, 1980-2005 Index