1st Century author of the third Gospel and its sequel The Acts of the Apostles.
Somewhat too late on the scene to encounter JESUS himself, he became the companion of St PAUL who filled him in on the Godly goings-on.
According to tradition, LUKE was a doctor, and thus educated, literate and very interested in miraculous healings. If this is true then he can be regarded as an expert witness.
He must have done a bit of sketching too as he is Patron of Artists.
Article last updated on 27 August 2006
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Luke: Christian Saint." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 27 Aug. 2006. Web. 18 September 2014.