Introduction to New Testament (RLST 152)
The speech that Stephen gives before his accusers in Acts shows how the author of Luke-Acts used and edited his sources. So, also, does the description of the destruction of Jerusalem in Luke, as compared to that in Mark. The major themes of Luke-Acts are 1) the Gospel going first to the Jews and then to gentiles and 2) that of the prophet-martyr, with Jesus as the prophet-martyr par excellence.
00:00 – Chapter 1. Stephen’s Speech in the Acts of the Apostles
19:18 – Chapter 2. The Destruction of Jerusalem in Luke
24:18 – Chapter 3. Luke’s Gospel to the Jews First
38:19 – Chapter 4. The Prophet-Martyr in Luke and Acts
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This course was recorded in Spring 2009.