The Gospel of Luke

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Oct 2, 1997 - Religion - 928 pages
This highly original commentary, part of the New International Commentary, is unique for the way it combines concerns with first-century culture in the Roman world with understanding the text of Luke as a wholistic, historical narrative.

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User Review  - Preacher Man -

Scholarly and practical. Gives insight into understanding cultural elements that affect proper understanding, interpretation, and application. Useful to the old preacher to the new Sunday School teacher. Read full review

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User Review  - lmathews - LibraryThing

Not a bad commentary on Luke. Green is worth reading but the format is not necessarily in an exegetical style. He has some good information but it is kind of dry at times. Read full review


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Page 82 - How can this be, since I have no husband?' And the angel said to her. The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God.
Page 107 - And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child ; and they called him Zacharias, after the name of his father. 60 And his mother answered and said, Not so; but he shall be called John.

About the author (1997)

Joel B. Green is professor of New Testament interpretation,associate dean for the Center of Advanced TheologicalStudies, and dean of the School of Theology at FullerTheological Seminary, Pasadena, California.

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