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A Selected Bibliography Of The Gospel Of Luke

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Arndt, W. Bible Commentary: The Gospel According to St. Luke. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1956.

Bailey, Kenneth Ewing. Poet & Peasant: A Literary-Cultural Approach to the Parables in Luke. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1976.

Barclay, William. The Gospel of Luke: Translated with an Introduction and Interpretation. Revised Edition. In the Daily Study Bible Series. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1975.

Bovon, François. Luke the Theologian: Thirty-three Years of Research (1950-1983). Translated by Ken McKinney. Allison Park, Pennsylvania: Pickwick Publications, 1987.

An excellent annotated bibliographic source divided into major theological categories.

Brawley, Robert L. Luke-Acts and the Jews: Conflict, Apology, and Conciliation. SBL Monograph Series. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1987.

Carroll, John T. Response to the End of History: Eschatology and Situation in Luke-Acts. SBL Dissertation Series 92. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1988.

Conzelmann, Hans. The Theology of St. Luke. Translated by Geoffrey Buswell. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1961.

Danker, Frederick W. Jesus and the New Age: A Commentary on St. Lukes Gospel. Revised and Expanded. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1988.

Fitzmyer, Joseph A. The Gospel According to Luke. Two volumes. In The Anchor Bible. New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1979.

Fitzmeyer offers an extended bibliography which is divided according to categories (I:271-283)!

Geldenhuys, N. Commentary on the Gospel of Luke: The English Text with Introduction, Exposition, and Notes NICNT. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1951; repr. 1972; London: Marshall, Morgan & Scott, 1950.

Gooding, David. According to Luke: A New Exposition of the Third Gospel. England: Inter-Varsity Press. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1978.

Jervell, J. Luke and the People of God: A New Look at Luke-Acts. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1972.

Laurentin, René. Structure et Theologie de Luc I-II. Paris: J. Gabalda, 1964.

Liefeld, Walter L. Luke. In The Expositor’s Bible Commentary. Edited by Frank E. Gaebelein. Volume 8. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1984.

Luck, G. Coleman. Luke the Gospel of the Son of Man. In Everyman’s Bible Commentary. Chicago: Moody Press, 1960.

Luke-Acts and the Jewish People: Eight Perspectives. Edited by Joseph B. Tyson. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1988.

Maddox, Robert. The Purpose of Luke-Acts. Studies of the New Testament and its World. Edited by John Riches. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1982, 1985.

Malick, David E. “A Literary Approach to the Birth Narratives in Luke 1--2.” In Integrity of Heart, Skillfulness of Hands: Biblical and Leadership Studies in Honor of Donald K. Campbell, pp. 93-107. Edited by Charles H. Dyer, and Roy B. Zuck. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1994.

Marshall, I. Howard. Commentary on Luke: A Commentary on the Greek Text. The New International Greek Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1978.

________. Luke Historian and Theologian. Enlarged edition. Grand Rapids: Academie Books, 1970, 1989.

Martin, John. “Luke” in The Bible Knowledge Commentary. Edited by Walvoord and Zuck. Wheaton: Victor Books, 1983.

Morgan, G. Campbell. The Gospel According to Luke. New York: Flemming H. Revell Company, 1931.

Morris, Leon. The Gospel According to St. Luke: An Introduction and Commentary. In Tyndale New Testament Commentaries. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1974.

Nolland, John. Luke 1--9:20. Word Biblical Commentary, 35a. Waco: Word Books, Publisher, 1989.

Praeder, Susan M. “Luke-Acts and the Ancient Novel.” In Society of Biblical Literature: 1981 Seminar Papers, pp. 269-292. Edited by Kent Harold Richards. Volume 20. Chico: Scholars Press, 1981.

Perspectives on Luke-Acts. Edited by Charles H. Talbert. Special Studies Series 5. Danville, VA: Association of Baptist Professors of Religion: Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1978.

Plummer, A. A Commentary, Critical, Expository and Practical on the Gospel of Luke. ICC; 5th ed. New York: Scribner, 1922; 8th impr., 1964.

Studies in Luke-Acts: Essays Presented in Honor of Paul Schubert. Edited by K. E. Keck, and J. L. Martyn. Nashville: Abingdon, 1966.

Talbert, Charles H. Literary Patterns, Theological Themes, And the Genre of Luke-Acts. Missoula, Montana: SBL, Scholars Press, 1974.

________. Luke and the Gnostics: An Examination of the Lucan Purpose. Nashville: Abingdon, 1966.

Tannehill, Robert C. The Narrative Unity of Luke-Acts: A Literary Interpretation: Volume One: The Gospel According to Luke. Foundations & Facets: New Testament. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1986.


Brown, Raymond E. “The Annunciation to Mary, the Visitation, and The Magnificat (Luke 1:26-56).” Worship 62 (May 1988): 249-259.

________. “The Annunciation to Zechariah, the Birth of the Baptist, and the Benedictus (Luke 1:5-25, 57-80).” Worship 62 (November 1988): 482-496.

________. “Gospel Infancy Narrative Research from 1976 to 1986: Part II (Luke).” The Catholic Biblical Quarterly 48:4 (October 1986): 660-680.

Erickson, Richard J. “The Jailing of John and the Baptism of Jesus: Luke 3:19-21.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 36/4 (December 1993): 455-66.

Gowler, David B. “Characterization in Luke: A Socio-Narratological Approach.” Biblical Theology Bulletin 19 (April 1980): 54-62.

Hamm, M. Dennis. “The Freeing of the Bent Woman and the Restoration of Israel: Luke 13:10-17 as Narrative Theology.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 31 (1987): 23-44.

Kristemaker, Simon J. “The Structure of Luke’s Gospel.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 25 (March 1982): 33-39.

Martin, James P. “Luke 1:39-47.” Interpretation: A Journal of Biblical and Theology 36 (October 1982): 394-399.

Miller, Patrick D. “Exposition of Luke 4:16-21.” Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology. 29 (October 1975): 417-421.

Rice, George E. “Luke 5:33-6:11: Release from Cultic Tradition.” Andrews University Seminary Studies 20 (Summer 1982): 127-132.

Rodgers, Margaret. “Luke 4:16-30: A Call for a Jubilee Year?” The Reformed Theological Review. 40 (September-December 1981): 72-82.

Tannehill, Robert C. “Israel in Luke-Acts: a Tragic Story.” Journal of Biblical Literature 104 (1985): 69-85.

Wren, Malcolm. “Sonship in Luke: The Advantage of a Literary Approach.” Scottish Journal of Theology 37:3 (1984): 301-311.

Unpublished Materials

Bock, Darrell Lane. “Proclamation from Prophecy and Pattern: Lucan Old Testament Christology.” Ph.D. thesis. University of Aberdeen, 1982.

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