At the Heart of Luke: Wisdom and Reversal of Fortune

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Wipf and Stock Publishers, Feb 22, 2013 - Religion - 150 pages
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At the Heart of Luke is a unique contribution to Lucan studies focusing on the conspicuous concentration of Jesus' parables in chapters 14-16 of this gospel. Emmrich argues that this complex of texts forms the theological heart of Luke. The theme of reversal is the trademark common denominator of virtually all the stories and wisdom sayings assembled in this well-defined text unit. As such, it is key to the essential message of Luke's Gospel and furnishes the rationale for its inevitable climax, the great reversal of Jesus' cross. This study will prove to be of great benefit for students of Luke, especially those with a particular interest in the parables of Jesus that are unique to this Gospel.
 

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Contents

Marys Magnificat
16
Luke 1416
22
Exposition
39
Wisdom as Calculation and Humility in Light of Gods Activity
102
Reversal and the Lukan Sondergut Parables
111
Conclusion
124
Bibliography
131
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Martin Emmrich has served since 2007 as pastor-teacher of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Corvallis, Oregon. He is the author of Pneumatological Concepts in the Epistle to the Hebrews as well as many scholarly journal articles. He lives in Corvallis with his wife, Rebecca, and their two daughters.

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