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  1. Saint Luke, in Christian tradition, the author of the Gospel According to Luke and the Acts of the Apostles, a companion of Saint Paul the Apostle, and the most literary of the New Testament writers. Information about his life is scanty. He is usually regarded as a physician and a Gentile.

  2. Luke the Evangelist [a] is one of the Four Evangelists —the four traditionally ascribed authors of the canonical gospels. The Early Church Fathers ascribed to him authorship of both the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.

  3. Jun 25, 2019 · Luke the Evangelist: Profile & Biography of Luke. Luke the Evangelist. The name Luke comes from the Greek Loukas which may itself be an affectionate form of the Latin Lucius. Luke is mentioned three times in New Testament letters attributed to Paul (Philemon, Colossians, 2 Timothy), only one of which was likely written by Paul himself (Philemon).

  4. Mar 29, 2019 · Saint Luke, also known as Luke the Evangelist, is widely regarded as the author of both the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts. He wrote more of the New Testament than anyone else—even the Apostle Paul .

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    Oct 18, 2023 · Saint Luke’s Story. Luke wrote one of the major portions of the New Testament, a two-volume work comprising the third Gospel and Acts of the Apostles. In the two books he shows the parallel between the life of Christ and that of the Church. He is the only Gentile Christian among the Gospelwriters.

  6. Oct 18, 2023 · St Paul speaks of St Luke – the author of the Third Gospel and of the Acts of the Apostles – in the Letter to the Colossians, referring to him as the “Luke, the beloved physician” (Col 4:14). According to Eusebius, the Church historian, Luke was born in Antioch, and was a Gentile; in fact, in the Letter to the Colossians, when speaking ...

  7. Nov 23, 2023 · Luke came from the large metropolitan city of Antioch, a part of modern-day Turkey. In Luke's lifetime, his native city emerged as an important center of early Christianity. During the future...

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