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A history of the synoptic problem : the canon, the text, the composition, and the interpretation of the Gospels

Author: David L Dungan
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©1999.
Series: Anchor Bible reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A close-up analysis of the synoptic gospels of the New Testament--Matthew, Mark, and Luke--explores the varying accounts of Jesus's life and discusses the history of biblical interpretation.
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Genre/Form: History
History (form)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Dungan
ISBN: 0385471920 9780385471923
OCLC Number: 38024297
Description: xii, 526 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The First to the Fifth Century: Conflict and Consolidation. --
1. Responses to Multiple, Differing Gospels in Early Christianity. --
2. Luke's Preface. --
3. Papias of Hierapolis Reports the Apostle John's Criticism of Peter's Gospel (Mark). --
4. Justin Martyr Uses a Gospel Harmony; Tatian's Diatessaron. --
5. Marcion Carries Out an "Ethnic Cleansing" of Christianity. --
6. Celsus Attacks Christianity in True Doctrine. --
7. Origen Confronts All Four Aspects of the Synoptic Problem for the First Time. --
8. Porphyry --
"the Deadliest Foe" --
Has Read the Gospels, Carefully. --
9. Eusebius of Caesarea's Four-Part Response to Porphyry. --
10. Augustine Refutes the Manichaean Critique of the Gospels; the Second Form of the Synoptic Problem --
pt. 2. The Creation of the Modern Historical-Critical Method. --
11. The Rise of the Modern Period and Its Consequences, 1500-1950. --
12. Main Features of the Modern Historical-Critical Approach to Biblical Interpretation. 13. Signs of Things to Come: The Protestant Reformers on the Differences among the Gospels. --
14. The Text Reemerges as a Problem: Erasmus and the Return to the Greek New Testament. --
15. The Overthrow of Erasmus' "Standard Text" and the Descent into Textual Chaos. --
16. Baruch Spinoza and the Political Agenda of Modern Historical-Critical Interpretation. --
17. John Locke and the Economic Agenda of Modern Historical-Critical Interpretation. --
18. The Gospel Canon Is Rejected; John Toland and the Gospel of Barnabas. --
19. The Establishment of a "New Standard Text" of the Gospels. --
20. Emergence of a Third Form of the Synoptic Problem and Its Preferred Solution --
pt. 3. Current Trends in the Post-Modern Period. --
21. The Synoptic Problem Today. --
22. Current Trends in Understanding How the Gospels Were Created. --
23. Conclusion.
Series Title: Anchor Bible reference library.
Responsibility: David Laird Dungan.

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A close-up analysis of the synoptic gospels of the New Testament--Matthew, Mark, and Luke--explores the varying accounts of Jesus's life and discusses the history of biblical interpretation.

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