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Evidence for when the Gospel of Luke was written.

 
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Scholars listed DATE WRITTEN
EARLY LATE AVERAGE
Peter Ainsilie, D.D.  A.D. 58 to 70 58 70 64
Apologetics Study Bible, Ted Cabal, Ph.D. Editor 60 61 60.5
An Introduction to the New Testament, D.A. Carson Ph.D. & Douglas J. Moo, PhD. 60's 60 69 64.5
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible, Walter A. Elwell, Ph.D. 63 64 63.5
Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics prior A.D, 60 59 59 59
The Bible Knowledge Commentary, John Walvood, Ph.D. Roy Zuck, Ph.D. A.D. 58 to 60 58 60 59
Biblical Illustrator, N.T. Archbishop Thomson  A.D. 58 to 60 58 60 59
Mark C. Black, Ph.D. AD 65 to 85 65 85 75
Believer's Bible Commentary, William McDonald, Ph.D. Arthur Forstad, Ph.D. A.D. 61-62 60 61 60.5
Believer's Study Bible, W.A.Criswell, Ph.D., Editor,  A date of A.D. 59–61 is most probable. 59 61 60
Craig L. Bloomberg, Ph.D. earlier than A.D. 62 61 61 61
Blue Letter Bible, Late fifties or early sixties. 58 62 60
Darrel L. Bock, Ph.D. Early to mid-sixties 60 65 62.5
Raymond Brown, Ph.D. AD 85, give or take 5 to 10 years 75 95 85
F.F. Bruce, Ph.D.  Between 60 and  70 AD 60 70 65
D.A. Carson, R.T. France, and G.J. Wenham, eds. New Bible Commentary: 21 Century Edition, 60 to 65 CE 60 65 62.5
Dictionary of Jesus and The Gospels, Joel B. Green, Ph.D. and Scot McKnight, Ph.D.  62 64 63
Gavin Childress, Ph.D. AD 59-62  Opening Up Luke 59 62 60.5
Hans Conzelmann, Th.D. AD 80 - 100 for Luke-Acts, with a likely range of AD 80 - 90 Professor of New Testament at Gottingem, ThD from Tubingen (Yet again, the recognized HEIGHT of European liberal Bibliccal-Critical Scholarship) Author of one of THE BEST Critical, Academic Commentaries on Acts. 80 90 85
M. G. Easton M. A., D. D., AD 60 or 63, when Luke was in Caesarea 60 63 61.5
James M. Efird, Ph.D. AD 75 to 80 75 80 77.5
ESV Bible, Wayne Gruden General Editor 60 61 60.5
ESV Study Bible,  AD 62 62 62 62
David A. Fiensy, Ph.D. Before AD 62, perhaps between 58 and 60 58 60 59
Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Ph.D. AD 80 to 85 80 85 82.5
Norval Geldenhuys, Th.M. AD 64-65  64 65 64.5
Norman L. Geisler, Ph.D. c. 60 60 60 60
Robert Gromacki, Th.D.  A.D. 56 to 58  56 58 57
Robert H. Gundry, Ph.D. A.D. 57 to 62 57 62 59.5
Donald Guthrie, Ph.D. AD 63 to 64 63 64 63.5
Gary R. Hamberasn Ph.D.  A.D. 60 to 62 60 62 61
William Hendriksen, Ph.D. AD 61-63 61 63 62
A.E. Hill, Ph.D. AD 60 60 60 60
John Holland, Ph.D. AD 68-78 68 78 73
Holman Bible Handbook, David S. Dockery, Ph.D. Editor 62 62 62
Holman Bible Dictionary, Chad Owen Brand, Ph.D., Charles W. Draper, Ph.D., Archie W. England, Ph.D. 61 63 62
Nelson's Complete Book of Bible Maps and Charts  A.D. 58-63 58 63 60.5
Nelsen'sStudy Bible H.Wayne House, Th.D. J.D. Editor early to mid 60's 60 65 62.5
Morris A. Inch, Ph.D. ,  on or before A.D. 64 63 64 63.5
R. Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and D. Brown, eds.  AD 50 to 60 Professor of New Testament at Trinity College, Bristol England 50 60 55
Luke Timothy Johnson, Ph.D. AD 80 - 85 for Luke (perhaps a bit earlier ... he hedges toward 75 CE at times) - Professor of New Testament at Emory  University, Candler School of Theology 80 85 82.5
Howard Clark Kee, Ph.D. AD 85 85 85 85
Werner Georg Kummel, Ph.D. AD 70 to 90 70 90 80
Richard C.H. Lenski, D.D. After AD 66, but before 70 66 70 68
John MacArthur, Ph.D. approximately AD 60 or 61 60 61 60.5
K.E. Malberg, AD 59 to 61 59 61 60
I. Howard Marsall, Not far off A.D. 70 70 70 70
Bruce Metzger, Ph.D. AD 75 to 85 75 85 80
M.S. Mills, Ph.D. AD 53 53 53 53
J.P. Moreland, Ph.D. Just prior to Acts 61 61 61
Thomas Nelson's KJV Study Bible, Wayne A. Brindle, Th.D. Editor 60 62 61
Nelson's NKJV Study Bible, Earl D. Radmacher, Th.D. General Editor 60 65 62.5
John Nolland, Ph.D. late AD 60's to late 70's 67 77 72
S.L. Peterson, AD 75  Timeline Charts of the Western Church 75 75 75
Reformation Study Bible, R.C. Sproul, Ph.D. General Editor, early 60's 60 63 61.5
J.A.T. Robinson, Ph.D. AD 57 to 60  57 60 58.5
T. Robinson, AD 85 to 90 The Bible Timeline 85 90 87.5
Charles Caldwell Ryrie, Th.D., Ph.D., Ryrie Study Bible AD 60 60 60 60
Edward P. Sanders, Ph.D. AD 75 to 85 75 85 80
Edward Schweizer, Ph.D. AD 80 to 85  Professor of New Testament at the University of Zurich (Again, about as Critical and liberal as they come) 80 85 82.5
William Smith, Ph.D. Smith's Bible Dictionary. A.D. 58 yo 60 58 60 59
Carsten Peter Thiede, Ph.D. Prior to AD 62 Director of the Institute for Basic Epistemological Research in Paderborn, Germany  61 61 61
Edward J. Tinsley, Ph.D. AD 75 to 80 75 80 77.5
Joseph B. Tyson, Ph.D. 120 to 125 CE "I think there was an earlier version of Luke in circulation 70 to 90 CE."  Professor emeritus of Religious Studies at SMU 70 90 80
Merrill F. Unger, Ph.D. Th.D,  prior A.D. 61 60 60 60
Edwin Yamauchi, Ph.D. probably written before A.D. 64 63 63 63
David Y. Young, Ph.D. 70's 70 79 74.5
Franklin W. Young, Ph.D. AD 80 to 90 80 90 85
The Woman's Study Bible, Dorothy Kelley Patterson, Ph.D. General Editor 59 61 60
Willmington's Bible Handbook, Harold L. Willmington, Ph.D. 59 59 59
Number Scholars 70
Range of Dates (Averaged) 64.1 AD  to 68.4 AD
Average of Dates 66.3 AD