Luke continues to challenge our lives. Focusing on Jesus and his earthly ministry among the early church, Michael, F. Patella, OSB, opens the Gospel of Luke to the 21st-century reader.
Patella presents literary, textual, and historical criticism in a readable manner to give readers a solid background for the Lukan Gospel. A brief introduction informs reader of Luke's literary technique, Luke as an evangelist, and other historical data.
Chapters are The Prologue (1:1-4), The Infancy Narrative (1:5-2:52), Preparation for the Public Ministry (3:1-4:13), The Ministry in Galilee (4:!4-9:50), The Journey to Jerusalem (9:51019:27), The Teaching Ministry in Jerusalem (19:28-21:38), The Passion (22:1-23:56), The Resurrection (24:1-53). Also includes questions for discussion.