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Author: Mikeal C Parsons
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2015]
Series: Paideia (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Mikeal Parsons, a leading scholar on Luke and Acts, offers a practical commentary on Luke that is conversant with contemporary scholarship, draws on ancient backgrounds, and attends to the theological nature of the texts. This commentary, like each in the Paideia series, proceeds by sense units rather than word-by-word or verse-by-verse. Students, pastors, and other readers will appreciate the historical, literary,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mikeal C Parsons
ISBN: 9780801031908 0801031907
OCLC Number: 881440407
Description: xxii, 421 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Jesus Origins and Training (Luke 1:1-4:13). Preface (Luke 1:1-4) --
Annunciations John and Jesus (Luke 1:5-56) --
Birth and Training John and Jesus (1:57-2:52) --
Beginning Jesus Public Ministry (Luke 3:1-4:13) --
Part 2: Jesus Mighty Words and Deeds in Galilee (Luke 4:14-9:50) --
Jesus Marvelous Words and Deeds (Luke 4:14-6:49) --
Jesus Miracles and Mission and the Sending Out of His Followers (Luke 7:1-8:56) --
Part 3: Jesus Mighty Words and Deeds along the Way (Part 1) (Luke 9:51-14:35). Beginning the Journey (Luke 9:51-11:13) --
Jesus in Dialogue (Luke 11:14-13:9) --
More Healings and Parables (Luke 13:10-14:35) --
Part 4: Jesus Mighty Words and Deeds Along the Way (Part 2) (Luke 15:1-19:44) --
The Character of God and the Lost Parables (Luke 15:1-32) --
The Use and Abuse of Wealth (Luke 16:1-17:10) --
Jesus Teaching about the Kingdom (Luke 17:11-18:30) --
Drawing Near to Jerusalem (Luke 18:31-19:44). Part 5: Jesus in Jerusalem : Teachings, Death and Resurrection (Luke 19:45-24:53) --
Jesus in and around the Temple (Luke 19:45-21:38) --
The Meaning and Manner of Jesus' Death (Luke 22:1-23:49) --
Jesus Burial, Empty Tomb, and Post-resurrection Appearances (Luke 23:50-24:53).
Series Title: Paideia (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Responsibility: Mikeal C. Parsons.


In this addition to a well-received series, a leading scholar on Luke and Acts examines cultural context and theological meaning in Luke.  Read more...


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