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Paulís Pisidian Antioch Speech: Acts 13
Morgan-Wynne, John Eifion

Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2014 pp. xiv + 260. $24.00

Description: After a review of scholarly work on the speeches in Acts, particularly Paul's Pisidian Antioch speech, Morgan-Wynne sets Paul's speech in the context of the first missionary journey and of the rest of Luke-Acts. In this book he analyzes the structure of the speech, asks whether Luke used sources for the speech, and examines the main theological themes, including the characterization of God and Jesus, the use of the OT, the place of Israel, and the portrait of Paul that emerges. Finally, the author looks at whether the speech sheds any light on the community for which Luke wrote and the problems which it may have been facing.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Luke, Acts, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology, New Testament Theology

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Review by Lars Kierspel
Published 1/5/2017
Citation: Lars Kierspel, review of John Eifion Morgan-Wynne, Paulís Pisidian Antioch Speech: Acts 13, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2017).

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