Gospel of Luke

Verse-by-Verse Commentaries:

R. Alan Culpepper, "Luke" in The New Interpreter's Bible, vol. IX, Abingdon, 1995.
Frederick W. Danker, Jesus and the New Age, Augsburg Fortress, 1988.***
E. Earle Ellis, The Gospel of Luke (New Century), Attic Press, 1974.***
Joseph A. Fitzmyer, The Gospel According to Luke (Anchor--2 vols.), Doubleday, 1985. ****1/2
William S. Kurz, Reading Luke-Acts: Dynamics of Biblical Narrative, Westminster John Knox, 1993.****
I. Howard Marshall, The Gospel of Luke (NIGTC), 1978.
Ned B. Stonehouse, The Witness of Luke to Christ, Eerdmans, 1953. ****1/2
Charles H. Talbert, Reading Luke, Crossroad, 1982.

Monographs, Compilations, and Studies:

Darrell L. Bock, Proclamation from Prophecy and Pattern: Lucan Old Testament Christology (JSNT Supplement, 12), Sheffield Academic,
Hans Conzelmann, The Theology of St. Luke, Harper, 1960. ****
E. Earle Ellis, The Eschatology of Luke, Fortress, 1972. ****
Helmut Flender,
St. Luke, Theologian of Redemptive History, SPCK, 1967.****
Blake R. Grangaard, Conflict and Authority in Luke 19:47 to 21:4 (Studies in Biblical Literature, 8), Peter Lang, 1999.
Jack Dean Kingsbury, Conflict in Luke, Fortress, 1991. ***
David P. Moessner, Lord of the Banquet: Literary and Theological Significance of the Lukan Travel Narrative, Trinity Press, 1998.***1/2
John Navone, Themes of St. Luke, Loyola Press, 1970. ***
Charles H. Talbert, Literary Patterns, Theological Themes, and the Genre of Luke-Acts, Society of Biblical Literature, 1974.
Robert C. Tannehill, Narrative Unity in Luke-Acts, Fortress, 1994. (vol. one of two) ***1/2

Articles and Essays:

Harvie Conn, "Prayer in Luke," Christianity Today (1972).
Charles G. Dennison
, "How is Jesus the Son of God? Luke's Baptism Narrative and Christology." Calvin Theological Journal 17
_____(1982): 6-25. *****
James T. Dennison, "Pax Romana, Pax Christi: Luke 2:1-20," Kerux 2.3 (Dec 1987).
Charles Thomas Davis, "Literary Structure of Luke 1-2" in Art and Meaning: Rhetoric in Biblical Literature (JSOT Supplement, 19) ed. D. J. A.
_____Clines, D. M. Gunn and A. J. Hauser, Sheffield Academic, 1982: 215-229.
N. H. Gootjes, "Luke 4:16: Redemptive Historical or Exemplary?" Kerux 3.2 (Sept 1988).
Peter T. O'Brien, "Prayer in Luke-Acts," Tyndale Bulletin 24 (1973): 111-127.
Dennis T. Olson, "Temptations and Trials in Deuteronomy 6-11, Luke 4, and Luke 22-24: The Significance of a Recurring Three-Fold Pattern,"
_____in All Things New: Essays in Honor of Roy A Harrisville (ed. J. D. Kingsbury et al) Word and World Supplement, 1 (1992): 21-28.
Cornelius Tolsma, "The Raising of Levi: Luke 19:10," Kerux 2.2 (Sept 1987).
Geerhardus Vos, "Seeking and Saving the Lost (Luke 19:10)" in Grace and Glory, Banner of Truth, 1994: 44-66.

More Commentaries:

Darrell L. Bock, Luke (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament), Baker, 1994, 1996. (two vols.)
Fred B. Craddock, Luke (Interpretation), Westminster John Knox, 1990.
R. Alan Culpepper, "Luke" in New Interpreter's Bible, Abingdon, 1995.
Joel B. Green, The Gospel of Luke (NICNT), Eerdmans, 1997.
Luke Timothy Johnson, The Gospel of Luke (Sacra Pagina), Liturgical Press, 1991.
Eduard Schweizer, The Good News According to Luke, Westminster John Knox, 1984.
Robert H. Stein, Luke (New American Commentary), Broadman and Holman, 1992.

More Monographs:

O. Wesley Allen Jr. The Death of Herod: The Narrative and Theological Function of Retribution in Luke-Acts, Sheffield Academic, 1997.
Kenneth E. Bailey, Poet and Peasant: A Literary Cultural Approach to the Parables in Luke, Eerdmans, 1976.
Douglas Buckwalter, The Character and Purpose of Luke's Christology (SNTS Monograph, 89), Cambridge University Press, 1989.
C-S. Abraham Cheong, A Dialogic Reading of The Steward Parable (Luke 16:1-9) (Studies in Biblical Literature, 28), Peter Lang, 2001.
Richard J. Dillon, From Eye-Witness to Ministers of the Word: Tradition and Composition in Luke 24 (Analecta Biblica, 82), Editrice Pontificio
_____Istituto Biblico, 1978.
C. A. Evans and J. A. Sanders, Luke and Scripture: The Function of Sacred Tradition in Luke- Acts, Augsburg Fortress, 1993.
Fearghus O'Fearghail, The Introduction to Luke-Acts (Analecta Biblica), Pontificio Istituto Biblico, 1991.
Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Luke the Theologian: Aspects of His Teaching, Paulist Press, 1989.
Greg W. Forbes, The God of Old : The Role of the Lukan Parables in the Purpose of Luke's Gospel (JSNT Sup, 198), Sheffield, 2000.
A. J. Mattill Jr. Luke and the Last Things: A Perspective for the Understanding of Lukan Thought, Western North Carolina Press, 1979.
David P. Moessner (ed.), Jesus and the Heritage of Israel, Trinity, 2000.
Jerry Lynn Ray, Narrative Irony in Luke-Acts: The Paradoxical Interaction of Prophetic Fulfillment and Jewish Rejection (Mellen Biblical
_____Press Series, 28), Edwin Mellen Press, 1996.

More Articles:

Paul J. Achtemeier, "The Lucan Perspective on the Miracles of Jesus: A Preliminary Sketch," JBL 94 (1975): 547-562.
Craig L. Blomberg, "When Is a Parallel Really a Parallel? A Test Case: The Lucan Parables," WTJ 46 (1984): 78-103.
Wayne Brindle, "The Census and Quirinius: Luke 2:2," JETS 27 (1984): 43-52.
Craig A. Evans, "Luke's Use of the Elijah/Elisha Narratives and the Ethic of Election," JBL 106 (1987): 75-83.
Robert J. Karris, "Luke 23:47 and the Lucan View of Jesus' Death," JBL 105 (1986): 65-74.
John J. Kilgallen, "Jesus' First Trial: Messiah and Son of God (Luke 22:66-71)," Biblica 80 (1999): 401-414.
William S. Kurz, "Luke 22:14-38 and Greco-Roman and Biblical Farewell Addresses," JBL 104 (1985): 251-68.
John F. Maile, "The Ascension in Luke-Acts," Tyndale Bulletin 37 (1986): 29-60.
David P. Moessner, "Luke 9:1-50: Luke's Preview of the Journey of the Prophet Like Moses of Deuteronomy," JBL 102 (1983): 575-605.
Terence Y. Mullins, "New Testament Commission Forms, Especially in Luke-Acts," JBL 95 (1976): 603-614.
John Nolland, "Impressed Unbelievers as Witnesses to Christ (Luke 4:22a)," JBL 98 (1979): 219-229.
Mark Allan Powell, "The Religious Leaders in Luke: A Literary-Critical Study," JBL 109 (1990): 93-110.
________ "Toward a Narrative-Critical Understanding of Luke" in Gospel Interpretation (ed. J. Kingsbury), 1997: 125-131.
James L. Resseguie, " Point of View in the Central Section of Luke (9:51-19:44)," JETS 25 (1982): 41-47.
William C. Robinson, "The Theological Context for Interpreting Luke's Travel Narrative," JBL 79 (1960): 20-31.
Dennis E. Smith, "Table Fellowship as a Literary Motif in the Gospel of Luke," JBL 106 (1987): 613-638.
Robert H. Stein, "Luke 1:1-4 and Traditionsgeschichte," JETS 26 (1983): 421-430.
Dennis D. Sylva, "The Temple Curtain and Jesus' Death in the Gospel of Luke," JBL 105 (1986): 239-250.
Robert C. Tannehill, "The Magnificat as Poem." JBL 93 (1974): 263-75.


Mark Allen Powell, What are They Saying About Luke? Paulist, 1990.
David E. Orton, The Composition of Luke's Gospel: Selected Studies from Novum Testamentum (), Brill Academic, 1999.

More Monographs:

Terwase H. Akaabiam, The Proclamation of the Good News: A Study of Luke 24 in Tiv Context (Europäische Hochschulschriften, Reihe 23:
_____Theologie, 673), Peter Lang, 1999.
Andrews George Mekkattukunnel, The Priestly Blessing of the Risen Christ: An Exegetico-Theological Analysis of Luke 24, 50-53 (Europäische
_____Hochschulschriften, Reihe 23: Theologie, 714), Peter Lang, 2001.

Still More Articles:

Adelbert Denaux, "The Theme of Divine Visits and Human (in)Hospitality in Luke-Acts: Its Old Testament and Graeco-Roman Antecedents" in The Unity of
_____Luke-Acts (ed. J. Verheyden), 1999: 255-279.
Loveday Alexander, "Reading Luke-Acts from Back to Front" in The Unity of Luke-Acts (ed. J. Verheyden), 1999: 419-446.
_____Thomas L. Brodie, "The Unity of Proto-Luke" in The Unity of Luke-Acts (ed. J. Verheyden), 1999: 627-638.
Agustín del Agua, "The Lucan Narrative of the 'Evangelization of the Kingdom of God': A Contribution to the Unity of Luke-Acts" in The Unity of Luke-Acts (ed. J. _____Verheyden), 1999: 639-661.

John A. Darr, Irenic or Ironic? "Another Look at Gamaliel before the Sandhedrin (Acts 5:33-42)" in Literary Studies in Luke-Acts (ed. R. P. Thompson, et al), 1998: 121-139.
Philip L. Shuler, "The Rhetorical Character of Luke 1-2" in Literary Studies in Luke-Acts (ed. R. P. Thompson, et al), 1998: 173-189.
Vernon K. Robbins, "From Enthymeme to Theology in Luke 11:1-13" in Literary Studies in Luke-Acts (ed. R. P. Thompson, et al), 1998: 191-214.
Thomas E. Phillips, "Subtlety as a Literary Technique in Luke's Characterization of Jews and Judaism" in Literary Studies in Luke-Acts (ed. R. P. Thompson, et al), 1998: 313-326.
Richard P. Thompson, "Believers and Religious Leaders in Jerusalem: Contrasting Portraits of Jews in Acts 1-7" in Literary Studies in Luke-Acts (ed. R. P. Thompson, et al), 1998: 327-344.

A. M. Okorie, "The Implied Reader of Luke's Gospel," Religion & Theology 4.3 (1997): 220-228.

Gert J. Steyn, "Luke's Use of Mimesis? Re-opening the Debate" in The Scriptures in the Gospels (ed. C. Tuckett), 1997: 551-557.

Not Yet Reviewed

Anders E. Nielsen, Until It Is Fulfilled: Lukan Eschatology According To Luke 22 And Acts 20 (WUNT II, Reihe 126), Mohr Siebeck, 2000.
Harold Riley, Preface to Luke, Mercer University Press, 1993.