One Lord, One People Hardback
The Unity of the Church in Acts in Its Literary Setting
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One Lord, One People
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The themes of unity and disunity are particularly prominent in ancient discussions of the reigns of rulers, evaluations of laws/constitutions/forms of government, and descriptions of the contrasting effects of unity and disunity in the destruction and preservation of peoples and cities. These themes are grouped under the broad categories of kingship and law, and the preservation and destruction of cities. The book contends that, in the context of its literary setting, the theme of the unity of the church under one Lord in Acts contributes to Lukan Christological claims that Christ is the true king, and Lukan ecclesiological claims that the Christian community is the true people of God.
Table Of Contents
2. Unity and the Rule of Law
3. Unity and the Rule of the Lord
4. Unity and the Disunity: The Difference Between Survival and Destruction
5. Concord and the Conquest of the Word
6. Unity in Acts: Idealization or Reality?
One Lord, One People by Alan Thompson was published by Continuum in August 2008. The ISBN for One Lord, One People is 9780567045591.
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Details for One Lord, One People
|Author / Artist||Alan Thompson|
|Publisher||Continuum (August 2008)|
|Number of Pages||208|
|Page last updated||19th July 2016|