Isaiah and Early Christian Mission Theology — Euangelion


The Isaianic theme of Israel being called to be a “light to the Gentiles” (42:6; 49:6) finds expression in the mission theology of Luke-Acts. In the Lucan infancy narrative, Simeon announces that in the baby Jesus he has seen ‘a light for revelation to the Gentiles’ (Lk 2:32; echoing Ps 98:3; Isa 52:10; 49:6). This…

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