The Significance of the Micah Allusions
Although the findings of Micah as a Source for Luke are preliminary, it is not premature to discuss their significance. Earlier it was noted in Sinai and Zion, that the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Micah both includes ideas from the Sinai and
These findings may demonstrate that Luke like Micah presented an irenical message to the temple establishment. Both Micah and Luke were social critics who were willing to accept some of the ideas of
Until the publication of The Social Roots of Biblical Yahwism, scholars considered Sinai to be a northern phenomenon and
Recognizing that Micah and Luke were both diplomatic explains what some scholars claim were later insertions to Micah and strengthen the argument that Luke adopted the modus operandi of the Prophet Micah. However it is necessary to do more research before presenting such a bold claim.
This is a work in progress.