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Luke-Acts and Jewish Historiography: A Study on the Theology, Literature, and Ideology of Luke-Acts
Uytanlet, Samson

Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014 pp. xviii + 327. $143.00

Series Information
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. Reihe, 366


Description: In this book, Samson Uytanlet states his observation that there is an unnecessary disjunction between Luke's theology and literature in previous studies on Luke-Acts: Luke's theology is typically studied in light of Jewish writings while Luke's literature is studied in relation with Greco-Roman works. The author shows that there are theological, literary, and ideological elements that ancient Greco-Roman and Jewish writings share which are also present in Luke's work. In areas where they diverge, however, Luke-Acts shows closer affinity to Jewish writings.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Luke, Acts, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Pseudepigrapha, Mishnah, Talmudic and Rabbinic Literature, Early Christian Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Ancient Near Eastern History, Greco-Roman Period, Literary Approaches, Narrative Criticism, History of Interpretation

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Review by Andrew W. Pitts
Published 7/16/2015
Citation: Andrew W. Pitts, review of Samson Uytanlet, Luke-Acts and Jewish Historiography: A Study on the Theology, Literature, and Ideology of Luke-Acts, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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