Journal of Gospels and Acts Research, Vol 5, September 2021, Edited by Peter G Bolt


The Journal is a publication of the SCD Centre for Gospels and Acts Research and SCD Press.


Contents of Volume 5


3 Editorial: Warnings and the Embrace of Grace

7 Chris Armitage, Jesus and Elijah Redivivus: The Messianic Apocalypse, Matthew 11.4-5/Luke 7.22 and Jesus Memory Theory

25 David Lertis Matson, ‘Put Your Sword Back into Its Place’ (Matt 26:52): The Rationale Behind Jesus’s Sword Directive (and It Isn’t Pacifism)

47 Craig S. Keener, Casting Out Mountains – Mark 11:23

66 John A. Davies, Luke-Acts as Prophetic Proclamation

82 Craig L. Blomberg, The Fourth Gospel and a Fourth Quest of the Historical Jesus

108 Arco den Heijer, The Two Ways of the Lord in Luke and Acts: Distinguishing Two Metaphorical Uses of One Term

123 Nickolas A. Fox, Decentralization in Luke-Acts

Thesis Reports

143 Denise Powell, Who Are the Righteous?: The Narrative Function of the Δίκαιοι in the Gospel of Luke

146 Andrew Stewart, The Three Accounts of Paul’s Conversion in Acts 9, 22 and 26: A Study of Consistency and Creativity in Narrative Retelling

Book Reviews

148 David M. Jacobson, Agrippa II The Last of the Herods. Routledge Ancient Biographies (London and New York: Routledge, 2019)

151 Constance M. Furey, Brian Matz, Steven L. McKenzie, Thomas Römer, Jens Schröter, Barry Dov Walfish and Eric Ziolkowski (eds.), Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception 18: Mass – Midnight (Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2020)

154 Craig L. Blomberg, The Historical Reliability of the New Testament: Countering the Challenges to Evangelical Christian Beliefs (Nashville: B&H Academic, 2016)

157 Bruce Harold Henning, Matthew’s Non-Messianic Mapping of Messianic Texts: Evidences of a Broadly Eschatological Hermeneutic (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2021)

159 Hans M. Moscicke, The New Day of Atonement: A Matthean Typology (WUNT 2.517. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2020)

161 Holly Beers, The Followers of Jesus as the ‘Servant’: Luke’s Model from Isaiah for the Disciples in Luke-Acts (LNTS 535. London and New York, Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2015)

164 Benjamin E. Reynolds & Gabriele Boccaccini (eds), Reading the Gospel of John’s Christology as Jewish Messianism: Royal, Prophetic and Divine Messiahs, Mark, Luke and John (Leiden, Brill, 2018)

167 Eve-Marie Becker, Helen K. Bond, and Catrin H. Williams (eds), John’s Transformation of Mark (London: Bloomsbury, 2021)

169 Joshua Noble, Common Property, the Golden Age, and Empire in Acts 2:42-47 and 4:32–35 (LNTS. London: T&T Clark, 2020)

171 Eric Clouston, How Ancient Narratives Persuade: Acts in its Literary Context (London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020)

Journal of Gospels and Acts Research
ISSN 2208-5610
Journal of Gospels and Acts Research Vol 5 (print edition)
ISBN-13: 978-1-925730-23-4
Journal of Gospels and Acts Research Vol5 (electronic edition)
ISBN-13: 978-1-925730-24-1

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Weight 0.446 kg
Dimensions 25.5 × 17.5 × 1.5 cm
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