• The Message of Luke
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    The Message of Luke

    The Bible Speaks Today Series

    by Michael Wilcock

    Luke's Gospel delights to portray Jesus as the Savior not of an elite group but of anyone, in any condition, who turns to him. In this BST volume, Michael Wilcock examines the individual deeds and sayings of Jesus, showing how the structure of Luke's narrative brings out their meaning and how the good news of Luke is still true today.

  • The Feasts of Repentance
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    The Feasts of Repentance

    From Luke-Acts to Systematic and Pastoral Theology

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Michael J. Ovey
    Series Editor D. A. Carson

    Only when we grasp the need for true repentance can we fully understand the gospel Jesus preached. In this NSBT volume, Michael Ovey comments on the relevant biblical material in Luke–Acts and systematic-theological aspects of repentance, then gives a pastoral theology for the corporate life of the people of God today with regard to self-righteousness, hypocrisy, humility, forgiveness, and justice.

  • Spiritual Practices of Jesus
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    Spiritual Practices of Jesus

    Learning Simplicity, Humility, and Prayer with Luke's Earliest Readers

    by Catherine J. Wright

    Luke's Gospel was written to transform. Exploring Luke's portrait of the spirituality of Jesus, Catherine Wright focuses on the themes of simplicity, humility, and prayer in Jesus' life and teaching, considering how readers have understood and employed key Lukan passages for spiritual formation from the first century and the ancient church to today.

  • Letters and Homilies for Hellenized Christians
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    Letters and Homilies for Hellenized Christians

    A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on 1-2 Peter

    Letters and Homilies Series

    by Ben Witherington III

    Here is the third of three volumes extending Ben Witherington's innovative socio-rhetorical analysis of New Testament books to the latter-Pauline and non-Pauline corpora. By dividing the volumes according to the socioreligious contexts for which they were written, Witherington sheds fresh light on the documents, their provenance, character and importance.

  • Interpreting the Parables
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    Interpreting the Parables

    by Craig L. Blomberg

    Craig Blomberg surveys the contemporary critical approaches to the parables--including those that have emerged in the twenty years since the first edition. This widely used text has taken a minority perspective and made it mainstream, with Blomberg ably defending a limited allegorical approach and offering brief interpretations of all the major parables.

  • Luke: Historian & Theologian
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    Luke: Historian Theologian

    by I. Howard Marshall

    I. Howard Marshall provides us with a lucid guide to Luke's theology of salvation as it is unfurled in the Gospel narrative, but always with an eye on its ongoing development in the companion work, Acts.

  • Jesus Is the Christ
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    Jesus Is the Christ

    The Messianic Testimony of the Gospels

    by Michael F. Bird

    Entering the fray of a hotly debated issue, Michael Bird argues that the title and role of "Messiah" ascribed to Jesus is not a late addition to the four Gospels but their structural and semantic foundation. Stressing that Christianity is itself a messianic movement, Bird argues that the messianic testimony is the "mother of all Christology."

  • The Cross & the Prodigal
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    The Cross and the Prodigal

    Luke 15 Through the Eyes of Middle Eastern Peasants

    by Kenneth E. Bailey

    Kenneth E. Bailey draws on his expertise in both the New Testament and Middle Eastern culture to interpret the parable of the prodigal son from a Middle Eastern perspective. When we approach it with the correct cultural lens, Bailey argues, the parable's true Christological character is revealed.

  • Luke
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    Luke

    Tyndale New Testament Commentaries

    by Leon L. Morris

    With awareness of scholarly discussions and attentiveness to both the text and the reader, Leon Morris places the themes of Luke's Gospel within the context of God's plan for all people.

  • Luke
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    Luke

    The IVP New Testament Commentary Series

    by Darrell L. Bock

    In Luke, Jesus proclaims "good news to the poor...freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind." More than any other, this Gospel shows Jesus' concern for the downtrodden, the oppressed and the marginalized. Darrell Bock shows why Luke's Gospel is "tailor made" for our world--a world divided along ethnic, religious, economic and political lines.

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