Luke – Darrell Bock – NIV Application Commentary

NIV Application Commentary LukeDarrell L. Bock is the author of the Luke volume in the NIV Application Commentary series.

The author also wrote the two-volume Luke commentary in the Baker Exegetical Commentary series. The NIVAC commentary is one volume.

Dr. Bock is an American evangelical Christian New Testament scholar.

He is Executive Director of Cultural Engagement at The Hendricks Center and Senior Research Professor of New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) in Dallas, Texas, United States.

Bock received his PhD from Scotland’s University of Aberdeen.

His works include the monograph “Blasphemy and Exaltation” in the collection Judaism and the Final Examination of Jesus, and volumes on Luke in both the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament and the IVP New Testament Commentary Series.

Bock is a past president of the Evangelical Theological Society, and he is a member of the board of trustees of Wheaton College (Illinois). He serves as a corresponding editor for Christianity Today, and he has published articles in the Los Angeles Times and The Dallas Morning News.

Bock is known for his work concerning The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown.

In a response to the theological implications of the novel, Bock wrote Breaking the Da Vinci Code, his best-selling work to date.

The book challenges the historicity of various extra-biblical ideas expressed in The Da Vinci Code, most notably the supposed marriage of Jesus to Mary Magdalene.

He also has written many pieces for beliefnet.com and ChristianityToday.com.

Bock also wrote The Missing Gospels, which argues for the existence and legitimate primacy of early Christian orthodoxy over non-canonical gospels and beliefs. [1]

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