Synoptic Gospels / Edition 2

Synoptic Gospels / Edition 2

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by Keith Fullerton Nickle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664223494

ISBN-13: 9780664223496

Pub. Date: 11/01/2001

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Keith Nickle provides a revised and updated edition of a well-respected resource that fills the gap between cursory treatments of the Synoptic Gospels by New Testament introductions and exhaustive treatments in commentaries. In a clear and concise manner, Nickles explores the major issues of faith that influenced the writers of the Gospels. The Synoptic Gospels<

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Keith Nickle provides a revised and updated edition of a well-respected resource that fills the gap between cursory treatments of the Synoptic Gospels by New Testament introductions and exhaustive treatments in commentaries. In a clear and concise manner, Nickles explores the major issues of faith that influenced the writers of the Gospels. The Synoptic Gospels is helpful for classroom or personal use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664223496
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Edition description:
REVISED & EXPANDED
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
348,268
Product dimensions:
0.51(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Ch. 1Gospel Beginnings1
1The Early Church and Its Preaching2
2Different Contexts for Preaching and Teaching8
3Forms of Oral Traditions18
4The History of the Tradition34
5Gospel as Story39
6The Gospel and the Gospels40
Ch. 2In the Background of the Gospels45
1The Historical Context46
2Jewish Groups and Hellenism53
Ch. 3Why Write a Gospel?63
1Christian Writings Emerge64
2The Composition of the Gospel of Mark68
3Mark's Purposes73
4Special Features of Mark's Gospel77
5Mark's Gospel Story83
6Who Was Mark?84
7Outline of the Gospel of Mark85
8Interrelationship of the First Three Gospels88
9The "Q" Source93
Ch. 4Why Revise a Gospel?103
1Characteristic Traits of Matthew104
2Structure of the Gospel117
3Why Matthew Wrote His Gospel120
4Matthew and His Community127
5Matthew's Gospel Story129
6Outline130
Ch. 5Why Expand a Gospel?135
1Some Literary Considerations136
2Use of Sources138
3Why Luke Wrote His Gospel146
4Who Was Luke and When Did He Write?157
5Luke's Gospel Story159
6Outline161
Ch. 6The Synoptic Gospels in the Bible165
1Diversity in New Testament Christianity166
2The Quest for the Historical Jesus170
3Extracanonical Literature179
4The Canon of the New Testament185
5The Authority of the Gospels190
Notes197
Bibliography211

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