Chapter 10 Student Reading Guide

Jesus, the Man Sent from Heaven: The Gospel According to John

1. What are some of the problems with redaction criticism, and how does a “comparative” method get around them? What is the logic of this method?

2. In what ways does Luke stress the “Jewishness” of Jesus and his orientation toward Jerusalem and the Temple?

3. In what ways does Luke portray Jesus as a Jewish prophet?What, in your opinion, is the significance of Jesus’ death for Luke? How does it bring about salvation?