Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Reports of the work groups

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

To avoid confusion between the Holy Spirit and prophecy by too flexible definition, offered by St. Luke's pneumatology and exegesis of Acts. In Luke cites many references to the Spirit which always carry with emphasis on its "action". The passage from Acts 19: 6 is the only place where the link is clearly established between the coming of the Spirit, laying on hands and the gift of prophecy. The second chapter of Acts is an update of the text of Joel, while exceeding it by universality. Luke is trying to show that all flesh will receive the Spirit, but that does not mean that everyone will be a prophet.  Prophecy is also necessary for the church's missionary task. The deep connection between prophecy and apostolate is clearly highlighted in the text of Galatians 1: 15-16 where St. Paul formulates its call to the apostolate by taking phrases that recall the prophetic vocation of Jeremiah. The original text of the chapter is in French.

Keywords: Holy Spirit; Jeremiah; St. Luke; prophecy

10.1163/9789004266568_013
/content/books/b9789004266568s013
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Prophetic Vocation in the New Testament and Today — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation