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Jocelyn McWhirter

Jocelyn McWhirter is associate professor of religious studies at Albion College in Michigan. She received her PhD from Princeton Theological Seminary. Her publications include The Bridegroom Messiah and the People of God: Marriage in the Fourth Gospel (2008) and Rejected Prophets: Jesus and His Witnesses in Luke-Acts (2014).

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Release date: 
January 1, 2014

McWhirter shows that Luke uses the biblical prophets as precedents, seeking to legitimate the apostles' teachings in the face of events, such as the destruction of Jerusalem and the deaths of Peter and Paul, which seem to contradict those teachings.