Audio Bundle: How to Read and Understand the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles + The Gospel of Luke - 6 CDs Total

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Audio Bundle: How to Read and Understand the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles + The Gospel of Luke - 6 CDs Total

  • Vice Pres., Catholic Theological Union
  • Professor of New Testament Studies
  • St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary
2 Course Bundle: 24 Lectures (6 CDs) + An Electronic Study Guide
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This is a special discounted price for a bundle of these two audio programs:

The Acts of the Apostles*
by Fr. William L. Burton, OFM, SSD, STD, MEd

The Gospel of Luke
by Sr. Barbara E. Reid, O.P., Ph.D

Your Free Electronic Study Guide! When you order this bundle, we will send you a free electronic study guide for each program that you can access in 3 convenient ways:

1) You can check your order confirmation email. It will include a link that enables you to download your guides.
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3) Your case of CDs or DVDs will contain a copy of your electronic guide on CD. Simply insert this disc into your computer's CD/DVD drive to access your guide.

* Indicates program does not come with a study guide 

Topic Titles
Topic Titles
How to Read and Understand the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles
  • Contexts for Understanding Luke’s Gospel and Acts

  •  The Historical Context
  •  Linguistic and Critical Methods for Understanding Luke–Acts
  •  The Gentile Context for Luke and Acts
  •  Sources for the Gospel of Luke
  •  Luke Among the Synoptics
  •  The Unique Motivation of Luke
  •  Purpose and Style of Luke
  •  Continuing the Parables of Luke
  •  The Importance of Table Fellowship in Luke-Acts
  •  Acts as “The Rest of the Story”
  •  The Image of the Prophet in Luke–Acts
  •  Prayer and Persecution
  •  The Image of “The Righteous One” in Luke–Acts
  •  Conclusion: What Does It Mean for Us?


The Gospel of Luke
  • Luke and His Community
  • Birthing Hope
  • Healing Broken Bodies and Spirits
  • Forgiveness in Word and Deed
  • Preaching in Parables: Sowing Subversive Seeds
  • Provocative Images of God
  • All Are Welcome
  • Women Disciples
  • Rich and Poor
  • Jesus the Rejected Prophet
  • Prayer and Prophetic Obedience
  • Fulfillment of Scripture and Empowering Spirit
About Your Presenter

Sr. Barbara E. Reid, O.P., Ph.D., is Vice President, Academic Dean, and Professor of New Testament Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. A Dominican sister of Grand Rapids, Sr. Reid holds a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from The Catholic University of America, as well as an M.A. in Religious Studies and a B.A. from Aquinas College. She is immediate past President of the Catholic Biblical Association of America.  

Sr. Reid is the author of Wisdom’s Feast: An Invitation to Feminist Interpretation of the Scriptures (Eerdmans Press, 2016), Abiding Word: Sunday Reflections (3 volumes; Liturgical Press, 2011-2013), Taking Up the Cross: New Testament Interpretations Through Latina and Feminist Eyes (Fortress Press, 2007), The Gospel According to Matthew: New Collegeville Bible Commentary Series (Liturgical Press, 2005), Parables for Preachers (3 volumes; Liturgical Press, 1999-2001), and Choosing the Better Part? Women in the Gospel of Luke (Liturgical Press, 1996). She is general editor for a new 58-volume feminist commentary on the Bible, The Wisdom Commentary Series (Liturgical Press), of which the first three volumes appeared in November...

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Fr. William L. Burton, O.F.M., SSL, STD, is a celebrated teacher and biblical studies expert. He received a Licentiate in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute of Rome, a Master of Divinity and an M.A. in Theology from the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, a Doctorate in Biblical Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, and a Master in Higher Education Administration from Loyola University, Chicago.

A Professor of Sacred Scripture at St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Fr. Burton is a Franciscan priest and member of the provincial council of the Sacred Heart Province. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in biblical studies at Quincy University and undergraduate courses at DePaul University. 

Fr. William Burton has also guided and taught hundreds of students and pilgrims throughout the Holy Land, Jordan, Turkey, Egypt, Greece, and Italy. He has published many articles in The Bible Today and elsewhere, and has recorded Bible-study DVDs for Paraclete Press and Franciscan Media: The Biblicist Series: An Introduction to the Bible and Demystifying the Book of Revelation.  ...

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