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Hinge Books in the Story of Redemption: Darrell Bock's Interview at The Gospel Coalition

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A Theology of Luke and ActsMatt Smethurst at
The Gospel Coalition Blog recently interviewed Darrell Bock about the key ideas in his new book,
A Theology of Luke and Acts.

Below is a question
from the interview, and you can read the rest here. 

"What major biblical themes are uniquely picked up and
developed---or perhaps even brought to a climax---in Luke and Acts?

There are several. How God regards the poor and those in
need. How God respects women and those on the fringe. How God was always
looking to include Gentiles in his plan. How we should live ethically so that
repentance involves not only God but also how we treat others (see Luke 1:16-17 for
starters). How the program of God points to the Christ as the bringer of the
enabling Spirit. How the coming of the Spirit begins a new phase in God's
program for which the disciples had to wait in order to be ready to carry out
God's mission. How God's mission was accomplished by simple people simply being
faithful to God. How God's people cared for one another and worked for an
appropriate unity with each other. These are but a few of the key themes."

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