Jesus’ Farewell Discourse and The Christian Life: Jesus is Gone!

I've mentioned Douglas Farrow before on this blog, but let me do a bit of a re-run, just because I cannot commend his book, Ascension and Ecclesia (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1999) to you enough. In this 340 page book, Farrow asks, evaluates, and answers the question: Where is Jesus now? He travels through biblical themes,… Continue reading Jesus’ Farewell Discourse and The Christian Life: Jesus is Gone!

Daniel, Luke, and the Ascension of Christ

Douglas Farrow has a nice comparison of Daniel 7's apocalyptic¬†images and Luke's two-fold emphasis on the ascension of Christ (Luke 24 and Acts 1-2).¬† See Ascension and Ecclesia (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1999), 24-6. "Daniel and Luke-Acts are clearly engaged in telling one and the same story, about the same great journey of God's elect, with… Continue reading Daniel, Luke, and the Ascension of Christ