Many consider the gospel of Matthew to be one of the most "Jewish"
texts of the New Testament. Luke-Acts, on the other hand, has
traditionally been viewed as a very "Greek" and Gentile-Christian
text. Isaac W. Oliver challenges this dichotomy, reading Matthew
and Luke-Acts not only against their Jewish "background" but as
early Jewish literature. He explores the question of Torah praxis,
especially its ritual aspects, in each writing. By assessing... more...