5. San Antonio 2021

Luke and Acts With(in) Second Temple Judaism

This colloquium will interact with recent scholarship on Luke/Acts With(in) Judaism. Papers will be distributed beforehand to invited respondents who will have the opportunity to share their remarks during the panel. The colloquium is currently scheduled to take place on Friday, November 19, 2021 at the SBL Annual Meeting in San Antonio. 


Part One: The Eschatology of Luke and Acts With(in) Second Temple Judaism

Chair: Gabriele Boccaccini

Mark S. Kinzer, MJTS, Jerusalem Crucified, Jerusalem Risen (Cascade Books, 2018) – 10 mn

Isaac W. Oliver, Bradley University, Luke’s Jewish Eschatology: The National Restoration of Israel within Luke-Acts (Oxford University Press, 2021) – 10 mn


Robert L. Brawley, McCormick Theological Seminary
Rebecca Denova, University of Pittsburgh
Ben Witherington, Asbury Theological Seminary

Discussion: 50 mn

Part Two: Jews and Jewish Christ-followers With(in) Luke and Acts

Jocelyn McWhirter, Albion College, Rejected Prophets: Jesus and His Witnesses in Luke-Acts (Fortress Press, 2013) – 10 mn

David Andrew Smith, Duke University, Luke and the Jewish Other: Politics of Identity in the Third Gospel – 10 mn


Gabriele Boccaccini, University of Michigan
A.-J. Levine, Vanderbilt University
Shelly Matthews, Brite Divinity