By Professor Steve Walton

ISBN-10: 0511009739

ISBN-13: 9780511009730

ISBN-10: 0521780063

ISBN-13: 9780521780063

This booklet deals a transparent, considerate portrait of early Christian understandings of management by means of learning Paul's speech at Miletus (Acts 20.18b-35). Dr. Walton compares the image chanced on there with Luke's presentation of Jesus' version of management and Paul's self-portrait in 1 Thessalonians. it is going to support students in contemplating Luke's portrait of Paul in Acts through delivering precious standards for deciding upon parallel rules, in addition to by way of exhibiting that Luke and Paul are very shut of their knowing of ways Christian leaders are to steer.

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104 Hemer offers a more extensive study, 98 Tholuck, `Reden', p. ) See also Foakes Jackson and Lake, Beginnings, vol. IV, p. 259. 99 Gardner, `Speeches of Paul', pp. 28). 100 101 Dodd, Apostolic Preaching, pp. 32f. Rackham, Acts, p. 384. 102 Bruce, Book of Acts (revised edn), pp. 387±95; Acts (3rd edn), pp. 429±37. Others include: Marshall, Acts (TNTC), p. 330; Longenecker, `Acts', p. 511; Williams, Acts (GNC), p. 347; Neil, Acts, p. 213. g. Haenchen, Acts, p. 590. 104 `He [sc. Haenchen] seems, moreover, to assume that if Dibelius has argued for a case, the case is thereby established' (Bruce, `Acts Today', p.

41), and both close with the departure of the chief actor via suffering to deliverance (Acts 12; 20±6). 8 (cf. 17 (Ephesus) lukanische Geschichtsschreibung; Flender, St Luke, pp. 8±35; Thiering, `Acts as Art'; Stolle, Der Zeuge als Angeklagter; Mattill, `Jesus-Paul Parallels'; Radl, Paulus und Jesus; Petersen, Literary Criticism, pp. 83±6; Trompf, Idea of Historical Recurrence, pp. 116±78; Muhlack, Die Parallelen; O'Toole, `Parallels'; Moessner, `The Christ Must Suffer'; Green, `Internal Repetition in Luke-Acts'; Clark, `Parallel Lives'.

208. Witherington, Acts, pp. 610±27. Witherington, Acts, pp. 613f. Witherington, Acts, pp. 613, 618±20. Witherington, Acts, p. 610. Dupont, Discours de Milet, p. 30 (my translation). Why study the Miletus speech? 33 While this has been attempted before by point-by-point comparisons with the Pauline corpus as a whole (however many authentic letters that is thought to contain), no previous attempt has been made to compare the speech as a whole with a single Pauline letter as a whole. 199 What follows is an outline of the structure of this book, so that readers are aware of the key lines of argument.

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