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By: Clifford Samuel

Luke to Theo

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Luke’s remarkable work has moved beyond its original audience. Over time it has become a means of nourishing countless individuals on their spiritual and religious journeys. Luke’s gospel is valuable not only in its religious context, for it offers a captivating window into the intricacies of the first century world, its history, literature, its sacred as well as its secular beliefs. This book will be useful not only for those with a religious worldview but for undergraduate students as well as the general reader.


Luke to Theo considers many thought-provoking questions. Who is this enigmatic figure we call Luke? What does he have to say about Jesus? What role does Theo play in this narrative? And just how does the author manage to engage diverse audiences from the first century right up to the present day?


For both believer and sceptic alike, this book provides a framework to understand the nuances of many a biblical text.


Drawing upon the latest scholarly research, the author enables readers to embark on a thought-provoking journey as literary forms and historical context enrich Luke’s remarkable work.

Clifford Samuel has taught literature, English, ancient and modern history, as well as Biblical and religion studies to senior secondary students for over forty years. He lives in cosmopolitan Melbourne, the cultural and sporting capital of Australia. Here he is able to indulge hobbies to do with theatre, opera and music together with eclectic reading, gardening as well as swimming.

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  • Keith Charlton

    Extremely well researched and highly successful in its intent to make Luke's text accessible and interesting to the scholar as well as the lay person.

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