An Impressive Review of the NCBC Gospel of Luke Commentary

The Bible and Culture | 6/14/2019 | Staff
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715. Paper. $39.99. ISBN 9780521676816.

Work - Exegesis - Interpretation - Dialogue

work of careful exegesis, informed interpretation, and constructive interreligious dialogue.

select bibliography, scriptural index, and author index round out the book.

Footnotes - Transliterates - Hebrew - Space - Reflections

footnotes, transliterates Greek and Hebrew, and gives space for contemporary reflections.

portrayals of women, honoring of historic traditions, and relationship to other gospels.

People - Traditions - Purity - Practices

ancient Jewish people, their traditions, and their purity practices.

What stands out most about the commentary is its style of collaboration—not a watered down compromise but a lively dialogue between oft-differing views. This is no small feat:

Realities - Luke

realities, and whether Luke may be identified as anti-Jewish.

synagogues favorably, ultimately contributing to a trajectory of generosity and openness.


disagree” (122–23).

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