Title: All That God Had Done with Them
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc
Book Condition: New
Series: American University Studies, Series 7: Theology & Religion. Num Pages: 238 pages. BIC Classification: HRCC1; HRCF2; HRLC1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Weight in Grams: 500. . 1991. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780820414102
Synopsis: Does God act in history? Many passages in the Bible speak with confidence of such action: but does it continue? What does this concept say to us today? By what criteria might we evaluate the events of our own time as the work of God in history? The present study brings to the discussion of these questions the voice of the author of Luke-Acts. It demonstrates the existence of a literary schema in the intra-community discourse in Acts in which God's deeds in history are the central topic, and which presents a set of criteria for calling an event or set of events the work of God. It thus furnishes a solid New Testament basis from which faith communities may begin in their discernment of the reality and the meaning for today of God's working among us.
About the Author: The Author: Linda M. Maloney holds B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from St. Louis University, with emphasis in History, Religious Studies, and American Studies. She received her Th.D. in New Testament in 1990, magna cum laude, from the Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen, Germany. Her previous publications, primarily in History, include The Captain from Connecticut: The Life and Naval Times of Isaac Hull (1986), and numerous articles. In 1969-1970 she was a postdoctoral fellow of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. She is presently Assistant Professor of New Testament at the Franciscan School of Theology, Graduate Theological Union, in Berkeley.
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