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Gospel of Luke
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Gospel of Luke Analysis
Literary Devices in Gospel of Luke
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
All roads lead to Jerusalem. This is where the story begins, with Gabriel's appearance to Zechariah in Jerusalem's temple (1:8-20); and this is where the story ends, with the disciples praising God...
It's All In the PrefaceLuke makes it pretty easy for us. Right in the preface (1:1-4), he prompts readers to expect that a history will follow. And sure enough, Luke and its second volume Acts are...
What's Up With the Title?
You thought you were going to get off easy here, but no such luck. There's more to "Luke" than you might think.The Greek manuscripts that we have today record two options for the title of Luke: a l...
What's Up With the Ending?
First things first. The book of Acts is Luke's second volume. That means the ending of Luke is like the ending of any good book for which sequels are planned: think Twilight, The Hunger Games, Harr...
Sex Drugs And Violence Rating
A PG-13 rating might come as a surprise in light of all of those Luke-based G-rated Christmas pageants and Sunday school lessons out there. But read carefully and you'll see that Luke is full of re...
Fyodor Dostoevsky's DevilsFyodor Dostoevsky uses Luke 8:32-35 as an epigraph to his novel the Devils, an exposé of political evil in a small provincial Russian town. In Luke's verses, a gang of de...
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