By Dr Rick Strelan
This publication makes a speciality of the authority and standing of the writer of Luke-Acts. What authority did he need to write a Gospel, to interpret the Jewish Scriptures and traditions of Israel, to interpret the Jesus traditions, and to replace the narrative with a moment quantity with its interpretation of Paul and the opposite apostles who seem within the Acts narrative? Rick Strelan constructs the writer as a Jewish Priest, studying such concerns as writing and orality, authority and culture, and the prestige and function of monks. The research is decided in the context of scholarly opinion in regards to the writer, the meant viewers and different comparable issues.
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Luke the Priest: The Authority of the Author of the Third Gospel by Dr Rick Strelan