Luke - Book Fact Chart

Luke - Book Fact Chart - Brent Meschuk RS 010-1 2-16-08...

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Brent Meschuk RS 010-1 2-16-08 Book: Luke PART A Authorship: thought to be Luke, a gentile author, thought to be a companion of Paul. Date and Place: AD 90-100 in Antioch or other large metropolitan area. (Powell, 89-90) Historical Context: It takes place in the Hellenistic Era. There is Roman rule under Augustus. Rome is trying to take over Jerusalem, while Hyrcanus is restored to priesthood. The Jewish War is taking place as well. Gentile Christianity is starting to appear. Genre: Greco-Roman Narrative Historiography – Orderly Account PART B Major Themes: Women, Holy Spirit, Prayer by Jesus, Geography, Salvation, Divinity, Wealth, Parables. Sentence Summary: Luke shows the life and work of Jesus Christ on Earth and how it defined the people of God and their practices. Outline: I. Prologue II. Jesus is identified with man - John the Baptist is born. - Jesus is born and announced. - Jesus is baptized by John after initially being rejected. -
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