By Robert C. Tannehill
The Abingdon New testomony Commentaries sequence deals compact, serious commentaries at the writings of the recent testomony. those commentaries are written with distinct awareness to the desires and pursuits of theology scholars, yet they'll even be precious for college kids in upper-level collage or collage settings, in addition to for pastors and different church leaders. as well as delivering uncomplicated information regarding the recent testomony texts and insights into their meanings, those commentaries exemplify the initiatives and strategies of cautious, serious exegesis.
In this quantity, Robert C. Tannehill makes a speciality of the importance of the Gospel of Luke in its ultimate shape for its unique viewers. Drawing on his personal large prior paintings on Luke as a literary narrative in addition to on fresh reports of the traditional Mediterranean social international, Tannehill means that smooth readers will locate that convinced good points of Luke’s Gospel purely tackle significance—or deeper significance—when matched with a suitable ancient and cultural context within the first century.
“This observation is designed to fulfill the desires of subtle nonspecialist scholars of the Bible. The evangelist’s literary genius, often displayed in multivalent diction and imagery, unearths in Robert Tannehill a loyal and delicate interpreter. Social-scientific feedback, use of cultural anthropology, and widespread correction of renderings within the New Revised usual model look with out undue intrusiveness. it is a paintings good done.” –Frederick W. Danker, Christ Seminary-Seminex/ Lutheran tuition of Theology at Chicago
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