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Two Creative Encounters in the Work of Luke

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This chapter observes that there are points of contact between the story of Philip and the eunuch and that of the Men of Emmaus. The chapter discusses the motifs the two stories had in common, how Luke came by the series of common motifs and the theological importance of these common motifs. Both stories deal with people being on the way: the two followers of Jesus and the Ethiopian eunuch. Another pericope written by Luke is related to these stories: the description of the conversion of Paul. What Luke teaches is based on an experience that he and many others had in the early church - that of Christ manifesting himself as a mysterious stranger, a travelling apostle. The Scripture has an important place in what happens to the travellers. The Sacred Act takes an important place in what happens to people on the way.

Keywords: eunuch; Jesus; Luke; men of Emmaus; Paul; Philip; Sacred Act; The Scripture; travelling apostle



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