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People of the Spirit: Exploring Luke’s View of the Church by Graham H. Twelftree

Sunday, June 27th, 2010 by David Seal

Graham H. Twelftree, People of the Spirit: Exploring Luke’s View of the Church. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2009. 269 pp. $24.99

What does the ideal church look like? Graham H. Twelftree, in his recent book entitled People of the Spirit: Exploring Luke’s View of the Church, poses that very question to the author of Luke-Acts. While Twelftree admits his study is not comprehensive he does claim it identifies and explains the major aspects of Luke’s ecclesiology. Given the amount of subjects covered in the book and the controversial nature of some of the material it would be unrealistic to think that Luke and Acts scholars as well as those interested in ecclesiology will not appreciate Twelftree’s nuanced analysis and careful investigation of Luke’s writing. Read the rest of this entry »