Chrupcała, Everyone Will See the Salvation of God (Analecta 83)

Chrupcała, Everyone will see the salvation of God

Lesław Daniel Chrupcała, Everyone Will See the Salvation of God. Studies in Lukan Theology (Analecta 83), Milano 2015

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The volume comprises ten studies on Lukan theology relating especially with the theme of salvation, but also with christology and kingdom of God in Luke-Acts, as well as with the author of the two-volume work of Luke.


List of Original Publications

Luke the Jew? Current Trajectories of Scholarship
1. The Jewish Luke: a traditional image corrected
2. The Jewish roots of Luke and the anti-Judaism of Luke-Acts
3. The fondness of Luke for Judaism and the composition of the Lukan church
4. Luke: Pharisee, priest, rabbi?

Jesus Christ, Salvation and the Kingdom of God: For a Discussion on the Thematic Unity of Luke-Acts
1. Jesus Christ
The christocentrism of Luke
The plan of God and the Christ-event: promise and fulfilment
2. Salvation
The salvation destined for all: the gospel
The universal spread of salvation: Acts
The purpose of Christ’s sending-coming
3. The kingdom of God
4. The kingdom of God as a christological-soteriological event
From the sending of Jesus to the sending of the disciples in the gospel
From the pre-Easter preaching to the universal mission in Acts

Our Father Abraham and the Universal Promise of Salvation in the Lukan Writings
“Just as he spoke to our fathers” (Luke 1:55)
“The oath that he swore to Abraham, our father” (Luke 1:73)
“We have Abraham as our father” (Luke 3:8)
“Father Abraham, have mercy on me” (Luke 16:24)
“The God of our fathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob” (Acts 3:13, 25)
“The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham” (Acts 7:2)

The Lukan Story of Salvation as an Insight: Re-reading Isaiah in Luke-Acts
Luke 1:78b-79a: epiphany of the rising sun
Luke 2:8-9: the glorious light of Bethlehem
Luke 2:30-32: Jesus-the light which enlightens all people
Luke 3:6: all flesh will see the salvation of God
Luke 4:18: the Servant of Yhwh has come to heal human blindness
Acts 13:47: the light of Christ diffused through chosen witnesses
Acts 26:18: the opening of the eyes as transition from darkness to light
Acts 26:23: the salvific light announced by the risen Lord to all the peoples
Acts 28:26-27: a hardened heart prevents the Jews from seeing the light of Christ

The Law and the Kingdom of God in the Soteriology of St Luke
1. Luke and the history of universal salvation
2. Time of the Law and time of the kingdom
3. Observance of the Law and entry into the kingdom
4. Testimony of the kingdom and prophetic value of the Law

Faith and Works in Luke: The Case of Circumcision
1. The covenant of circumcision
2. John the Baptist and Jesus: circumcision on the eighth day
 a) The commandment to circumcise the son “on the eighth day”
 b) The significance of Jesus’ circumcision on the eighth day
3. The divergence of the early church
4. Circumcision and salvation through faith
5. The circumcision of Timothy – an exception that confirms the rule
6. The Lukan Paul and circumcision

‘And the Lord Turned’: A Lukan Feature in the Itinerant Behaviour of Jesus
The term στραφείς in Luke: traditional or redactional?
The Lukan passages with στραφείς: text and context
The exemplary faith of the centurion (Luke 7:9a)
The loving gesture of a sinner (Luke 7:44)
The two zealous disciples (Luke 9:55)
The beatitude of the disciples (Luke 10:23)
The crowds and the following of Jesus (Luke 14:25)
Peter: the forgiven denier (Luke 22:61a)
The women on the way of the cross (Luke 23:28)

The Practice of Prayer by Jesus in the Lukan Teachings
1. The topography of the prayers
The wilderness
Any other place
2. Prayer times
The practice of daily prayer
Night prayer
Prayer in particular circumstances
Continuous prayer
3. The manner of prayer
The attitude of the pray-er
The search for solitude
The intensity of prayer
Bibliography (Prayer in Luke-Acts)

The Finger of God (Luke 11:20) in Modern and Patristic Exegesis
I. Luke 11:20 in ongoing interpretation
1) The finger of God in the OT
2) Exod 8:15 and the Jewish tradition
3) The finger of God in the NT
4) The finger of God or the Spirit of God?
II. The finger of God in the patristic writings
1) The first evidence
2) The finger of God as his power
3) The finger of God as the Holy Spirit
The Spirit in creation (Ps 8:4)
The Spirit and the gift of the Law (Exod 31:18; Deut 9:10)
The Spirit as worker of signs (Exod 8:15)
The finger: symbol of the Spirit’s divinity

The Plan of God and the Announcement of the Kingdom in the Light of Acts 28:17-31 271
The kingdom of God in the Acts of the Apostles
The salvific plan and the universal proclamation of the kingdom
The meeting of Paul with the Jewish leaders (Acts 28:17-22)
The witness of the kingdom of God (Acts 28:23-28)
The announcement of the kingdom of God to the pagans (Acts 28:30-31)

Index of Biblical References
Index of Ancient Sources
Index of Modern Authors