Luke: Slave & Physician by Katheryn Maddox Haddad

LUKE: SLAVE & PHYSICIAN   Physicians were always slaves in first century Roman Empire. Each wealthy household had their own physician, and Caesar began telling his military to have a physician follow them around. This means that “Luke, the beloved physician” that wrote the gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles was written by a slave or perhaps a freed slave. This says a lot about Luke’s character. He…

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