Lukan Literature

The unit Lukan Literature enables students to study the two-volume work Luke-Acts which encompasses a gospel and an early Christian theological history. It builds upon previous units on the New Testament and can advance Biblical Studies for students in AQF Level 7 programs.

Study Level



Biblical Studies

Credit Points



9 Biblical Studies credit points


B9258 Lukan Literature and Theology

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. describe the complex historical, religious and social background of Luke-Acts
  2. identify the various literary forms used in the construction of Luke-Acts and how they contribute to the key theological and Christological message
  3. interpret the theological themes of Luke-Acts
  4. exegete select passages from the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles using appropriate methodologies
  5. construct liturgies, homilies or biblical discussion group materials on Luke-Acts.
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