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Behold, Your House Is Left to You: The Theological and Narrative Place of the Jerusalem Temple in Luke's Gospel
Rice, Peter H.

Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2016 pp. ix + 188. $25.00


Description: This book explores the place of Jerusalem and its Temple in Luke's Gospel, paying attention both to the Third Gospel's narrative and theological dynamics and to the historical and rhetorical milieu in which Luke composed his narrative. It argues for a portrait of the Jerusalem Temple in Luke's Gospel that is complex, multifold, and coherent, one comprised of interwoven strands constituting an engaging and intertextual response to the pressing theological concerns of the Evangelist's day.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Luke, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Other Methods, Theological Interpretation

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Review by Bart J. Koet
Published 10/26/2017
Citation: Bart J. Koet, review of Peter H. Rice, Behold, Your House Is Left to You: The Theological and Narrative Place of the Jerusalem Temple in Luke's Gospel, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


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