An Illustrated Commentary on the Gospels According to Mark and Luke, Vol. 2

An Illustrated Commentary on the Gospels According to Mark and Luke, Vol. 2 : For Family Use and Reference, and for the Great Body of Christian Workers of All Denominations (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from An Illustrated Commentary on the Gospels According to Mark and Luke, Vol. 2: For Family Use and Reference, and for the Great Body of Christian Workers of All Denominations Influence of Paul. An ancient tradition re ports that the Gospel of Mark was written under the influence of Peter (see Intro. To Mark's Gos pel); and that of Luke under the influence of Paul. NO great weight is to be attached to the mere tradition but there are some circumstances, both internal and external, which give color to this as a reasonable surmise. We know from some allusions in Paul's Epistles, and from more allusions in the Book Of Acts, that Luke was Paul's constant companion; and from our knowl edge Of Paul's character we may well surmise that he would have put forth a powerful and effective influence on the mind Of his traveling companion, and one that could hardly have failed to affect materially the tone and spirit of his writing. And when we turn to the Gospel Of Luke there are not wanting indications of that influence. Of all the apostles Paul was the one who must dwell upon the universality of the Gospel of Christ, its adaptation to and its wel come for all men Of all races, classes, beliefs and conditions. And of all the Gospels, the Gospel of Luke is the one in which this aspect Of Christ's life and teaching is the most predominant. 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 | 170 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243178379
  • 9780243178377