1. what characterizes the narrative of luke?
    the narrative involves the negotiation of conflict, and frequently opposing perspectives
  2. how are the oppositions of luke spread?
    they are spread over a temporal grid; narrative moves between them
  3. when was acts written?
    constructed between the early 1st cent. Galilean/Judean world of Jesus and the late 1st cent. world of Gentile Christianity.
  4. what are the oppositions in luke/acts?
    • Jesus born into Judaism.
    • His life is rooted deeply in Israel’s history.
    • Its language is Aramaic
    • All of his followers were Jewish.
  5. 'the way' became a gentile thing by when?
    By mid 80s C.E.
  6. what is the language of people who currently follow the way?
    Its language is now Greek.
  7. how does the gospel of luke end?
    Gospel ends with Jesus’ “ascension,” his prediction that the “repentance and forgiveness of sins” is to be proclaimed “to all nations.”
  8. how does Acts begin?
    acts begin like luke's end, with Jesus’ “ascension,” his prediction that the “repentance and forgiveness of sins” is to be proclaimed “to all nations.”
  9. what is prolepsis?
    a narrative participation
  10. what is pentecost?
    the descent of the holy spirit fifty days after easter
  11. in which gospel was 'the holy spirit' introduced?
  12. who are 'all devout jews'
    the jews of diaspora
  13. luke was written for who?
  14. who is Luke?
    a friend of the apostle Paul
  15. what was the other work Luke wrote?
    acts of the apostles
  16. what do the acts of the apostles describe?
    it tells of what Jesus's disciples did after his rise back to Heaven.
  17. Unlike the gospel writers Matthew, Mark and John, Luke was probably not_____
    Luke was probably not Jewish but was Greek.
  18. who was the audience for Luke?
    He wrote the gospel mainly for the gentiles
  19. what did Luke aim to prove?
    Luke wrote to prove that Jesus is the Son of God
  20. what does Luke contain more of than other gospel writers?
    the birth of Jesus
  21. what do the acts describe?
    Jesus's Resurrection, his Ascension, the Day of Pentecost, and the start of the Twelve Apostles' ministry
  22. where does Acts take place?
  23. what popular stories are found in Luke?
    the Prodigal Son and the Good Samaritan
  24. what does the prodigal son describe?
    jesus tells of a two men who demand their fathers inheritance. the young son wants his share before his fathers death. he wastes all his money and comes home. his father welcomes him with open arms.
  25. what does the parable of the good samaritan describe?
    a Jewish traveler is beaten, robbed, and left half dead along the road. First a priest and then a Levitecome by, but both avoid the man. Jesus is described as telling the parable in response to a question regarding the identity of the "neighbor"
  26. according to the preface, what is the purpose of Luke?
    to write a historical account, while bringing out the theological
  27. How does Luke portray Chrsitianity?
    as divine, respectable, law-abiding, and international
  28. when was Luke written?
    early 60s to 1st century
  29. in what language was Luke composed?
    koine greek
  30. what is Lukes perspective on Christianity?
    Christianity is an international religion, not an exclusively Jewish sect
  31. what are the sources of Luke?
    Mark, Q, Matthew
  32. Luke 1: 1-4
  33. Luke 1: 5-25
    the birth of john the baptist foretold
  34. Luke 1: 26-38
    the birth of jesus foretold
  35. Luke 1: 39-45
    Mary visits Elizabeth
  36. Luke 1: 46-56
    Mary's song
  37. Luke 1: 57-66
    the birth of john the baptist
  38. Luke 1: 67-80
    Zechariah's song
  39. Luke 2: 1-7
    the birth of Jesus
  40. Luke 2: 8-20
    the shepherds and the angels
  41. Luke 2: 21-40
    jesus presented in the temple
  42. Luke 2: 41-52
    the boy jesus at the table
  43. Luke 3: 1-19
    John the baptist prepares the Way
  44. Luke 3: 21-38
    the baptism and genealogy of jesus
  45. Luke 4: 1-13
    the temptation of jesus
  46. Luke 4: 14-30
    jesus rejected at nazareth
  47. Luke 4: 31-37
    jesus drives down an evil spirit
  48. Luke 4: 38-44
    jesus heals many
  49. Luke 5: 1-
    the calling of the first disciples
  50. who is theophilus?
    the name of a person or an honorary title to whom the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles are addressed
  51. "to an unknown god"
    when the Apostle Paul visited Athens, he saw an altar with an inscription dedicated to that god, and, when invited to speak to the Athenian elite at the Areopagus gave the following speech
  52. "to the ends of the earth"
    • acts 1:8
    • But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
  53. Acts 15
    the debate on circumcision as an entry into the church
  54. acts 10
    Peter's vision of animals on a sheet, voice tells him to kill and eat; refuses
  55. acts 19
    Paul in Ephesus; baptism of John the baptist's followers, speaking in tongues
  56. Acts 7
    Stephen's stoning for claiming the coming of the chosen one. gnawing of teeth when hearing this
  57. Salvation in Acts
    the books of acts freely offers salvation solely upon believing in Jesus Christ. This is clearly seen in the conversions of Cornelius and the Philippian jailer, and in the decision of the Jerusalem Council.
  58. gentiles in Acts
    gentiles are welcome, since Paul has become the apostle of the gentiles
  59. The Law in Acts
    Jesus was "living in obedience to the law"
  60. Thomas
    • secret knowledge as a way to salvation
    • Jesus only seems human
  61. 1 Corinthians
    • Paul's gospel
    • division of the church
  62. Matthew
    • Jesus as the Jewish messiah
    • inferiority of righteousness
    • specific infancy/passion narrative
    • sermon on the mount
  63. sermon on the mount
    sermon contains the Lord's Prayer and the injunctions to "resist not evil" and "turn the other cheek", as well as a version of the Golden Rule.
  64. Mark
    • 1st gospel
    • negative view of peter
    • transfiguration movement
  65. Luke
    • forgiveness and salvation for all
    • social gospel
  66. nathanael
    one of the 12 apostles, appears only in John
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