Darrell Bock is the author of the Luke commentary volumes in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series.
This volume is considered one of the best Luke commentaries.
Bock wrote both volumes of this commentary in the early 1990’s.
Bock is a long-time professor at Dallas Theological Seminary.
These commentaries are conservative, evangelical, and dispensational.
Please see Best Bible Commentaries’ interview with Darrell Bock on this commentary in which he discusses this volume.
Hardcover: 988 pages
Publisher: Baker Academic; 1st Edition edition (1994)
Hardcover: 1162 pages
Publisher: Baker Academic; 3rd edition (1996)
The publisher notes that these volumes are the most linguistically up-to-date and comprehensive evangelical commentary on the Gospel.
For quick or detailed reference, Luke unites depth and clarity to create a tool usable by scholars and laypeople alike.
Darrell L. Bock (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is research professor of New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author or editor of many books, including Acts in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series, Jesus according to Scripture, and Studying the Historical Jesus.
“Each section of the text is addressed from a clearly organized series of perspectives. If there is such a thing as a user-friendly two-volume commentary on a single book, this is it!”
~ Craig L. Blomberg, Denver Seminary
“Its comprehensive discussions of the text and its judicious references to contemporary scholarship ensure that both the seminary student and the mature scholar find helpful and fresh material to enhance their understanding of the Gospel.”
~ I. Howard Marshall, University of Aberdeen
The Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (BECNT) series provides commentaries that blend scholarly depth with readability, exegetical detail with sensitivity to the whole, and attention to critical problems with theological relevance.
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