A Commentary on the New Testament, Vol. 2

A Commentary on the New Testament, Vol. 2 : Luke, John (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Commentary on the New Testament, Vol. 2: Luke, John This Gospel is frequently referred to by the apostolical fathers, and at tributed to Luke. Many of the ancients regarded it as substantially the Gospel preached by Paul. Thus Irenaeus says, Luke, the companion of Paul, put down in a book the gospel preached by him. And Origen describes it as the gospel commended by Paul. Indeed, it was generally allowed to have canonical and apostolical authority, though not actually written by an apostle. By some, this Gospel is supposed to have been written as early as A. D. 53; by others, as late as A. D. 64. It was evidently written during the life of Paul for no account of his death is given in the Acts of the Apos tles, and this Gospel had been previously written. See Acts i. 1 xxviii. 3t 31. This is as near an approximation to the true date as can easily te made from existing materials. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22mm | 558g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024317442X
  • 9780243174423