Luke

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Luke ~ Acts (EBC)

by Tremper Longman III and David E. Garland, Eds.

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Luke (EGGNT)

by Alan J. Thompson

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Luke (For Everyone)

by N.T. Wright

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Luke (HNTC)

by Trent C. Butler

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Luke (Interpretation)

by Fred B. Craddock

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Luke (NAC)

by Robert H. Stein

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Luke; "very helpful intermediate level commentary for pastors and teachers"
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "a lucid and clear commentary for pastors and scholars"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Luke (NICNT)

by Joel Green

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "a useful exposition"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Luke (NIGTC)

by I. Howard Marshall

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Luke; "a wealth of helpful material here for those willing to dig"
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "careful treatment of the Greek"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Luke (NIVAC)

by Darrell L. Bock

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Luke (PNTC)

by James R. Edwards

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Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Luke (SP)

by Luke Timothy Johnson

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "clear exposition by a Roman Catholic scholar"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Luke (Teach the Text)

by R.T. France

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Luke (three volumes; WBC)

by John Nolland

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Luke; "seminary students will definitely find much of value in this work"
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "for those engaged in technical research"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Luke (TNTC)

by Leon Morris

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Luke; "great introductory level commentary on Luke"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Luke (two volumes; AB)

by Joseph A. Fitzmyer

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "invaluable for interpreting Luke"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Luke (two volumes; BECNT)

by Darrell L. Bock

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on Luke; "comprehensive," "clear," "reader friendly"
  • D. A. Carson: a "best buy" on Luke
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "very helpful for pastors"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Luke (ZECNT)

by David E. Garland

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Accolades:

  • D. A. Carson: a "best buy" on Luke

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Matthew, Mark, Luke (ZBBC)

by Clint E. Arnold, Ed.

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help