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Luke
   Name Means "The Beloved Physician."
   Home Possibly Antioch of Syria; later Philippi and other cities where Christian communities were started.
   Background Born into a cultured, educated Gentile family.
   Occupation Primarily a physician, though he became a historian and author, and even did some evangelism.
   Best Known For Writing about of the New Testament (Luke and Acts). His works emphasize the impact of the gospel on people considered to be 'second class' in Jewish culture at the time -- Gentiles, women, the poor -- as well as the topics of prayer and the work of the Holy Spirit.

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