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Luke3, RN101, 4/5 I Introduction: What is distinctive about Luke? He’s the evangelist who: tells us what he’s up to, what it’s like to compose the “good news” (1:1-4) who shapes his narrative in order to present a new account of everything old; new adventures of the Hebrew Bible: “”Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing” LK 4: 21) who provides a unique back story of old people waiting for something new (Zechariah & Elizabeth, Simeon & Anna, the rabbis in the Temple); of a young woman who “rewrites” the first woman (Eva/Ave), and who sings a new version of an old song (Mary’s “Magnificat” in Lk 1: 46-55 is a re- vision of Hannah’s song in 1 Sam 2: 1-10) who is particularly interested not only in Gentiles and in the poor but in the role of women in Jesus’ life: Mary (See Protoevangelion of James for more about her) Women among those he heals, among his followers/supporters (LK 8:1-3, NOAB 110–111) who presents Jesus as a story-teller. Like Nathan the prophet in 2 Samuel, who “catches”
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