Luke is the primary synoptic gospel for the readings in Lectionary Year C. We explored the Gospel of Luke in six sessions.

Presentations were led by Linda Monyak.

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1. The Cultural Context of Luke, The World of the New Testament


2. The Cultural Context of Luke, The Early Christian Experience


3, 4 and 5. An Overview of the Gospel of Luke


6. Luke 4:14-30. Rejection at Nazareth: "Luke in a Nutshell"




Anchor Bible Dictionary. Ed. by David Freedman. Anchor/Doubleday.

The Social World of Luke-Acts. Models for Interpretation. Jerome H. Neyrey, Editor. Hendrickson Publishers. Peabody Massachusetts. 1991

The Writings of the New Testament: An Interpretation. Luke T. Johnson. Fortress, 1986.


Anchor Bible Commentary Series. Luke 1-9 by Joseph A. Fitzmyer. Doubleday.1981

Anchor Bible Commentary Series. Luke 10-24 by Joseph A. Fitzmyer. Doubleday. 1981

The Economy of the Kingdom. Social Conflict and Economic Relations in Luke's Gospel. (Overtures to Biblical Theology Series) Halvor Moxnes. Fortress Press. Philadelphia. 1988.

An Introduction to New Testament Literature. Donald Juel, et al. Abingdon, 1978.

Jesus the Intercessor. Prayer and Christology in Luke-Acts (The Biblical Studies Library). David Crump. Baker Books, Grand Rapids. 1992.

The Jews in Luke-Acts. Jack T. Sanders. Fortress Press. Philadelphia. 1987.

Lord of the Banquet. The Literary and Theological Significance of the Lukan Travel Narrative. David P. Moessner. Fortress Press. Minneapolis. 1989

Luke (2 Volumes) (BECNT). D. Bock. Baker Books, Grand Rapids, MI

Luke (International Critical Commentaries Series) A. Plummer. T&T Clark

Luke-Acts and the Jewish People: Eight Critical Perspectives. Joseph B. Tyson, Editor. Augsburg, 1988.

The Past as Legacy: Luke-Acts and Ancient Epic. Marianne Palmer Bonz. Fortress, 2000.

Prophecy & History in Luke-Acts. David L. Tiede. Fortress. 1980.

The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration. Bruce M. Metzger. Oxford University Press. 1992.