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Westminster Bible Companion: Luke

Overview

The Gospel of Luke is arguably the most recognizable and beloved of the Gospel writings. It contains familiar stories such as the birth of Christ, and the parables of the good Samaritan and the prodigal son. Its message about inclusivity and economic justice continue to empower many in their struggles for liberation. Luke is also noted for the prominence of women in its narrative. The general familiarity with Luke, however, may impede a true sense of what this Gospel is about as a whole. Thus, New Testament scholar Sharon Ringe offers readers a thorough introduction to and a critical reading of Luke. Readers will gain a renewed understanding of this Gospel in light of its whole message.

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  • Provides a thorough introduction to and a critical reading of Luke
  • Unfolds the various contexts and principles found in Scripture
  • Helps prepare pastors, students, and laity relay the Bible's teaching in a clear way
  • Births and Beginnings
  • A Time of Preparation
  • Preaching, Power, and Controversy: To Proclaim the Good News
  • Disciples Called in Power, Chosen in Conflict
  • Training for Apostles
  • Who Is This Man?
  • Tough Teachings for Daily Life
  • Dire Warnings
  • Holiness Redefined
  • Further Warnings and Teachings for Daily Life
  • Following Jesus
  • Ministry in Jerusalem
  • The Final Day: Supper, Judicial Process, and Execution
  • “To Make an End Is to Make a Beginning”: Stories of Resurrection
  • Title: Luke
  • Author: Sharon H. Ringe
  • Series: Westminster Bible Companion
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox
  • Print Publication Date: 1995
  • Logos Release Date: 2013
  • Pages: 291
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital > Logos Edition
  • Subject: Bible. N.T. Luke > Commentaries
  • Resource ID: LLS:WBCS63LU
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T23:34:00Z

Sharon H. Ringe is Professor of New Testament at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. She is co-editor of The Women's Bible Commentary.