By David Wenkel
The Gospel of Luke has been known as the "gospel of joy", and the enjoyment topic has additionally been recognized in Acts. This subject, although, has acquired really little awareness in NT scholarship. pleasure in Luke-Acts examines the enjoyment subject from a socio-rhetorical vantage element, displaying that the enjoyment subject empowers the Lukan rhetoric of reversal. The topic is a chief process during which the narrator seeks to cajole the reader to go into into the values and ideology that characterise the 'upside-down' global within which YHWH has visited his humans in Jesus.
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