The Gospel of Luke

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The Gospel of Luke

  • Vice Pres., Catholic Theological Union
  • Professor of New Testament Studies
12 Lectures (5 CDs) Including Electronic Study Guide
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$119.95
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$119.95

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No matter how many times you read the gospels, you can always count on finding a stone or two left unturned. This 12-lecture course sits like a glittering gem under one of those stones, waiting to be treasured.

One of four authors to pen the greatest story ever told, Luke gives inspiring warmth and dimension to the life and ministry of Jesus. As you revisit his gospel, you’ll gain an appreciation for its emphasis on compassion—especially for marginalized or underprivileged groups like women, the sick, and the poor.

Brilliantly composed by the author of Choosing the Better Part? Women in the Gospel of Luke, this audio course lets you view the Gospel of Luke through a fresh lens. A gifted storyteller, Sr. Barbara Reid’s experience leading retreats in the Holy Land shines through in the detail and vividness of her delivery.

Sr. Reid’s storytelling ability perfectly reflects that distinctive feature of Luke’s gospel: preaching in parables. As you know, the Gospel of Luke contains the parables of the Good Samaritan and the Prodigal Son. He was also the only evangelist to record the story of Jesus’ resurrection appearance to the two disciples on the road to Emmaus. Under Sr. Reid’s expert guidance, you will re-examine these famous accounts with an eye towards Luke’s emphasis on inclusivity, healing, and forgiveness.

This spirit of inclusion—regardless of sex, class, or race—is central to both the Gospel according to Luke and Christianity at large. As you navigate the modern world, let the Lucan Jesus live in your heart and mind.

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Your Free Electronic Study Guide! When you order this course, we will send you a free electronic study guide 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 guide.
2) The back of your program package also contains a copy of this link. You can access your guide by simply entering this URL into your browser.
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.

Topic Titles
Topic Titles
  • 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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Winter Survey: January 2017
Very good presentation - good insights for preaching and teaching Review by David Nolan New York, NY (Posted on 1/21/2017)
Winter Survey: January 2017
Sister Reid's approach to the Gospel of Luke gives listeners the historical context of the work as well as themes that have pastoral significance today. Her presentation helps me to read this Gospel with fresh eyes, especially in terms of what the Kingdom of God means in terms of the poor, women, and marginalized populations. Review by C. Matthew Hawkins, Pittsburgh, PA. (Posted on 1/20/2017)
Very clear concepts, easy to grasp.
There is such variety. Sr. Barbara's descriptions are colourful... Very clear concepts, easy to grasp. I can remember her saying there are four types of miracles. Luke's gospel suits her. One of her topics is "All are Welcome"–inclusiveness emphasized. Modern society rejects so many! I listen to one of these every second day. Review by Eamonn (Posted on 4/28/2016)
This course helped to understand the Gospel of Luke from a woman's perspective.
This course helped to understand the Gospel of Luke from a woman's perspective. The feminine voice is necessary to get a balanced view of things. Review by Sr. Phyllis (Posted on 9/4/2015)
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