Studying the Synoptic Gospels: Origin and Interpretation / Edition 2

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A substantial introduction to basic issues of interpretation for students of the Synoptic Gospels.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801022586
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/1/2001
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 302
  • Sales rank: 1,521,717
  • Product dimensions: 6.28 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert H. Stein (Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary) is the Mildred Hogan Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous works, including A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible and Luke in the New American Commentary series.
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations 10
Preface to the Second Edition 11
Preface to the First Edition 13
Abbreviations 15
Introduction 17
Pt. 1 The Literary Relationship to the Synoptic Gospels
1 The Literary Interdependence of the Synoptic Gospels 29
2 The Priority of Mark 49
3 The Existence of Q 97
4 The Matthew-Luke Agreements against Mark 125
5 The "Solution" to the Synoptic Problem 143
6 The Value of Source Criticism 153
Pt. 2 The Preliterary History of the Gospel Traditions
7 The Rise and Presuppositions of Form Criticism 173
8 The General Reliability of the Oral Transmission of the Gospel Traditions 195
9 The Value of Form Criticism 223
Pt. 3 The Inscripturation of the Gospel Traditions
10 The Rise of Redaction Criticism 237
11 The Method and Practice of Redaction Criticism 243
12 The Value of Redaction Criticism 273
Glossary 281
Subject Index 285
Author Index 289
Scripture Index 293
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