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The Great Texts of the Bible: St. Luke
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The Great Texts of the Bible: St. Luke


Charles Scribner’s Sons, T&T Clark 1913

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The Great Texts of the Bible: St. Luke is an extensive commentary made up of essays, sermons, anecdotes, and scriptural interpretations. Scottish Presbyterian minister James Hastings, who compiled The Great Texts of the Bible in the early twentieth century, provides helpful and personal observations on the Scripture texts. He presents word meanings, expositions, poetry, and quotations from many authors and thinkers, as well as a list of references. Each section is outlined into major topics and points, offering readable commentary.

The Great Texts of the Bible: St. Luke is perfect for pastors and anyone else wanting expository notes on key Scripture passages. Hastings’s work is encouraging, clear, and well researched. The volume contains both a topical and a scriptural table of contents for reference.

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Key Features

  • Expository commentary on St. Luke
  • Readable, clear style
  • List of references and literature used throughout


  • No Room
  • Good Tidings of Great Joy
  • The Song of the Heavenly Host
  • A Touchstone of Character
  • The Growth of the Child Jesus
  • Always at Home
  • Always at Work
  • The Baptism of Jesus
  • Prayer and Choice
  • Forgiveness
  • The Good Samaritan
  • The One Thing Needful
  • The Gift of the Holy Spirit
  • A Man’s True Life
  • The Narrow Door
  • The Return to the Father
  • Faithfulness in Little Things
  • Ingratitude
  • The Coming of the Kingdom
  • The Kingdom that is Within
  • Cur Deus Homo
  • The Impenitent City
  • The Winning of the Soul
  • In Remembrance
  • Sifted as Wheat
  • An Open Bible and a Burning Heart

Product Details

  • Title: The Great Texts of the Bible: St. Luke
  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 481

About James Hastings

James Hastings (1852–1922) was born in Scotland. A Presbyterian minister and theologian, Hastings was the editor of many biblical works, including Dictionary of the Bible, Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels, and Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics.

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