On the Road Encounters in Luke-Acts: Hellenistic Mimesis and Luke's Theology of the Way  -     By: Octavian D. Baban
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On the Road Encounters in Luke-Acts: Hellenistic Mimesis and Luke's Theology of the Way

Wipf & Stock / 2006 / Paperback

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Contemporary reconstructions of Luke's theology of the Way should include in a more conscientious manner the contribution of Luke's post-Easter "on the road" encounters (the Emmaus, Gaza, and Damascus road narratives). This book argues that Luke follows here the rules of Hellenistic mimesis (imitation), many of which are illustrated in the novels, dramas, and history treatises of his time. Filtering these rules through his own theology and literary taste, he represents, in the end, the history and the proclamation of the early church, in an attractive and challenging manner, inviting his readers to good literature and to captivating spiritual experiences.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 366
Vendor: Wipf & Stock
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 1597529990
ISBN-13: 9781597529990
Series: Paternoster Biblical Monographs

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