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The Place of the Resurrection in the Theology of Luke

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According to Luke, the resurrection takes place according to divine plan and functions variously: to signal God's reversal of Jesus' rejection; to attest to Jesus' victory over death; to confirm Jesus as the mediator of salvation; to establish the Eucharist as the extension of table fellowship with Jesus; and to make mission possible. The apocryphal Gospel of Peter purports to give an account of Jesus' resurrection. None of the canonical Gospels, Luke included, recounts the resurrection itself. They rather focus on the aftereffects, like the empty tomb and the appearances of the one who was raised. Luke's Gospel speaks about the resurrection of Jesus by using three types of tradition. This chapter explores the role of Jesus' resurrection in Lukan theology. This is done by examining in order the theological, christological, soteriological, ecclesiological, and missiological ramifications of the resurrection in Luke.

Keywords: Gospel of Peter; Jesus' rejection; Lukan theology; salvation

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