Summary of Luke

Date: 75-85 C.E.

Description: Luke is the traditional name given to one of the three synoptic Gospels describing the birth, ministry, passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Luke is notable for being the longest of the four Gospels and also being the first half of the composition known as Luke-Acts. Luke was likely a highly educated Greek speaker who was not raised as a Jew but perhaps converted to Judaism or become a God-fearer prior to writing his Gospel.

Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament, Doubleday, 1997


Hebrew Bible


Septuagint


Dead Sea Scrolls


Deuterocanon


Pseudepigrapha


Targum


New Testament


Patristic


Rabbinic


Classical