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Title: Jesus the intercessor : prayer and christology in Luke-Acts
Author: Crump, David Michael
ISNI:       0000 0000 6670 3631
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 1988
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This study investigates the christological significance of Jesus' prayer-life in Luke-Acts. It is maintained that Luke's peculiar interest in Jesus' prayers relates to his depiction of Jesus as the Praying Eschatological Deliverer who is event This perspective is established by means of a study of inter-testamental Judaism and its belief in human, heavenly intercessors. It is found that, while Luke's view of Jesus' prayer-life is similar, he makes a distinctive contribution to NT ch Furthermore, Luke intimates by means of his redaction throughout the gospel, and states explicitly through his use of Stephen's vision in Acts 7:55-56, that Jesus prayed in this life as the heavenly Intercessor come to earth; he now continues to.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Philosophy