Other Books in the Series List of Contributors Series Preface Introduction - James P. Grimshaw, Carroll University, USA Part 1: Portraits of Jesus 1. Jesus (and) the Only Child: Jesus, Children, and the Gospel of Luke -- Sharon Betsworth, Oklahoma City University, USA 2. Masculinity in Luke-Acts: The Lukan Jesus and Muscular Christianity -- Brittany Wilson, Duke University Divinity School, USA 3. Voluntary Active Euthanasia and the Lukan Jesus -- Jim Metzger, Pitt Community College, USA Part 2: Negotiating Hegemony 4. Gender Minorities in and Under Roman Power: Race and Respectability Politics in Luke-Acts -- Christopher Zeichmann, University of Toronto, Canada 5. Diaspora Acts: Contextualizing Alternative Metanarrative Syntacts -- Francis Carter, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA 6. The Empire as Local Context in Acts -- Nestor Miguez, Instituto Universitario ISEDET, Argentina Part 3: Reading with the Church 7. No Need to Worry, or Is There? A Camba Pentecostal Reading of Luke 12:22-34 -- Esa Autero, South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary, USA 8. Contextual Reading of Luke-Acts with Pentecostal Women in Botswana -- Rosinah Mmannana Gabaitse, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 9. Towards a More Perfect Union: A Scriptural Reading of the Purpose of Marriage in a Changing Western Context -- Amy Lindeman Allen, Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, USA Bibliography Index
Chapters examine Luke-Acts from a range of contextual approaches including aspects of gender, race, class, social location, childhood and contemporary spirituality.
James P. Grimshaw teaches New Testament at Carroll University, USA.