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The Gospel of Luke (Moffatt New Testament Commentary)
The Gospel of Luke - Moffatt New Testament Commentary Author:James Moffatt James Moffatt’s New Testament Commentaries provide significant scholarship on a valuable Bible translation. This classic series was edited by Moffat himself and is based on his translation of the New Testament. With volumes from C.H. Dodd, Theodore Robinson, and George S. Duncan, these works are rich in biblical exegesis and analysis offering ex... more »position in a format that’s rigorous and scholarly, yet clear and readable.
Educated at Glasgow University, then a professor of Greek and New Testament at Oxford, James Moffatt went on to teach church history at the United Free Church College, where he worked on his greatest ambition—providing an easily readable Bible. He eventually produced the Moffatt New Translation (MNT), which he designed to be highly accessible, written in “effective, intelligible English . . . a fresh translation of the original, not a revision of any English version,” as he writes in the preface to the 1926 edition. It’s undoubtedly helpful to study the commentaries alongside Moffatt’s Bible translation, but not necessary.« less