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One Lord, one people [electronic resource] : the unity of the church in Acts in its literary setting / Alan J. Thompson.

By: Thompson, Alan J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of New Testament studies: 359.Publisher: London : T & T Clark, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 218 p.).ISBN: 9780567573827 (electronic bk.); 0567573826 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Church -- Unity -- Biblical teaching | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Apostelgeschichte | Lukanisches Doppelwerk | Kirche | Einheit | Christologie | EkklesiologieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: One Lord, one people.DDC classification: 226.6/06 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Unity and the 'Rule of Law' -- Unity and the 'Rule of the Lord' -- Unity and disunity: the difference between survival and destruction -- Concord and the conquest of the Word --
Summary: This book examines the Lukan themes of unity and disunity against ancient Greco-Roman and Jewish social and political discourses on concord and discord to better understand the context in which Luke highlights the themes of unity and disunity. The themes of unity and disunity are particularly prominent in ancient discussions of the reigns of rulers, evaluations of laws/constitutions/forms of government, and descriptions of the contrasting effects of unity and disunity in the destruction and preservation of peoples and cities. These themes are grouped under the broad categories of kingship and.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Unity and the 'Rule of Law' -- Unity and the 'Rule of the Lord' -- Unity and disunity: the difference between survival and destruction -- Concord and the conquest of the Word -- Conclusion and implications.

This book examines the Lukan themes of unity and disunity against ancient Greco-Roman and Jewish social and political discourses on concord and discord to better understand the context in which Luke highlights the themes of unity and disunity. The themes of unity and disunity are particularly prominent in ancient discussions of the reigns of rulers, evaluations of laws/constitutions/forms of government, and descriptions of the contrasting effects of unity and disunity in the destruction and preservation of peoples and cities. These themes are grouped under the broad categories of kingship and.

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