Dr. Creasy's Suggested Reading for Luke & Acts

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Poet & Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes: a Literary-Cultural Approach to the Parables of Luke

Kenneth E. Bailey

Centering on God:  Method and Message in Luke-Acts

Robert L. Brawley 

Text to Text Pours Forth Speech: Voices of Scripture in Luke-Acts

Robert L. Brawley

The Acts of the Apostles, Greek Text with Introduction and Commentary, 3rd revised and enlarged edition

F. F. Bruce

The Making of Luke-Acts

Henry J. Cadbury  


The Style and Literary Method of Luke

Henry J. Cadbury


On Character Building:  The Reader and the Rhetoric of Characterization in Luke-Acts

John A. Darr


The Lukan Voice, Confusion and Irony in the Gospel of Luke

James M. Dawsey


Tradition and Design in Luke’s Gospel

John Drury


The Gospel According to Luke, I-IX
(Anchor Bible, vol. 28)  

Joseph A. Fitzmyer

The Gospel According to Luke, X-XXIV

Joseph A. Fitzmyer

Luke: A New Paradigm

M.D. Goulder


Host, Guest, Enemy, and Friend: Portraits of the Pharisees in Luke and Acts

David B. Gowler


The Act of Reading: A Theory of Aesthetic Response 

Wolfgang Iser


The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act

Fredric Jameson


The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World, 300 B.C. – 300 A.D. 

G.A. Kennedy


Reading Luke-Acts: Dynamics of Biblical Narrative

William S. Kurz

Perspectives on Luke-Acts

Ed. C.H. Talbert


The Social World of Luke-Acts: Models of Interpretation

J.H. Neyrey


The Structure of Luke and Acts

A. Q. Morton and G. H. C. MacGregor


The Acts of the Apostles (The Anchor Bible, vol. 31) 

Johannes Munck


Luke 1-9:20 (Word Biblical Commentary, vol. 35A) 

John Nolland


Luke 9:21-18 (Word Biblical Commentary, vol. 35b) 

John Nolland


The Departure of Jesus in Luke-Acts: The Ascension Narratives in Context

Mikeal Parsons


Literary Criticism for New Testament Critics

Norman Petersen


The Bible and Modern Literary Criticism: A Critical Assessment and Annotated Bibliography

Eds. M.A. Powell, C.G. Gray and M.C. Curtis


What is Narrative Criticism? (Guides to Biblical Scholarship) 

M.A. Powell


Narrative Asides in Luke-Acts

S.M. Sheeley


The Narrative Function of the Holy Spirit as a Character in Luke-Acts

William H. Shepherd, Jr. 


Reading Luke: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Third Gospel

Charles Talbert

A Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation

R. J. Coggins and J. L. Houlden, Eds. 


The Narrative Unity of Luke-Acts: A Literary Interpretation, Acts of the Apostles, Vol 1.

R. C. Tannenhill


The Book of Acts in Its Ancient Literary Setting, Vol. 1.

Bruce Winter, series editor