The Gospel of Luke: Good News for the Poor

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by Fr. Lawrence Farley

The Gospel of St. Luke has been described as “the loveliest book in the world.” It was written by a Gentile for Gentiles, with the purpose of touching their hearts with the Good News of Christ. Luke speaks especially to the poor and the marginalized of society—including women—with an emphasis on joy, healing, and prayer.

With his gift for making the fruits of biblical scholarship accessible to the ordinary layperson, Fr. Lawrence Farley expounds this beautiful account of the life and ministry of Christ for contemporary Christians.

About the Orthodox Bible Study Companion Series This commentary series was written for the average layperson. Working from a literal translation of the original Greek, the commentary examines the text section by section, explaining its meaning in everyday language. Written from an Orthodox and patristic perspective, it maintains a balance between the devotional and the exegetical, feeding both the heart and the mind.

To view all books in the Orthodox Bible Study Companion Series, go to store.ancientfaith.com/companion

About the Author Archpriest Lawrence Farley is the pastor of St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church (OCA) in Langley, B.C., Canada. He received his B.A. from Trinity College, Toronto, and his M.Div. from Wycliffe College, Toronto. A former Anglican priest, he converted to Orthodoxy in 1985 and studied for two years at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Seminary in Pennsylvania. In addition to the Orthodox Bible Companion Series, he has also published Let Us AttendOne FleshThe Christian Old TestamentFollowing Egeria, and A Daily Calendar of Saints

 

Author: Fr. Lawrence Farley

Paperback: 432 pages

Dimensions: 5.5 X 8.5 inches

Publisher: Ancient Faith Publishing

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Author:
Fr. Lawrence R. Farley
Paperback:
432 pages
Dimensions:
5.5 x 8.5 inches
Publisher:
Ancient Faith Publishing
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