Acknowledgements Abbreviations Index of Tables 1: The Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts: Tracing the History of Research 2: Social Identity and the 'Other': A Methodological and Historical Overview 3: Expanding the Ethnic Horizon: The Spirit and Allocentric Identity in Luke 1-2 4: Critiquing Defective Identities: Spirit-empowered figures and In-group Bias in Luke 3-4 5: Initiating a Scandal of Universal Particularity: The Spirit in Acts 1-2 6: Consumating a New Identity: The Community Summaries and the Identity-forming Power of a Group 7: Incorporating the 'Other': The Spirit and Superordinate Identity 8: Transcending Identity: The Spirit and Trans-Ethnic Identity in Acts 10-15 9: Conclusion Bibliography
Kuecker uses social identity theory to examine the interface between the Holy Spirit and ethnicity in Luke-Acts
Aaron Kuecker is Associate Professor of Theology at Trinity Christian College. Dr. Kuecker is an ordained minister in the Reformed Church in America and recently completed his PhD at St. Mary's College, University of St. Andrews.
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