The Synoptic Problem
Leading Scholars Debate a Key New Testament Topic The relationship between Matthew, Mark, and Luke is one of the most contested topics in Gospel studies. How do we account for the close similarities--and differences--in the Synoptic Gospels? In...
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Leading Scholars Debate a Key New Testament Topic
The relationship between Matthew, Mark, and Luke is one of the most contested topics in Gospel studies. How do we account for the close similarities--and differences--in the Synoptic Gospels? In the last few decades, the standard answers to the typical questions regarding the Synoptic Problem have come under fire, while new approaches have surfaced. This up-to-date introduction articulates and debates the four major views. Following an overview of the issues, leading proponents of each view set forth their positions and respond to each of the other views. A concluding chapter summarizes the discussion and charts a direction for further study.
Stanley E. Porter (Ph.D., University of Sheffield) is president, dean, and professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario. He is the author of many books on the New Testament and the editor of more than forty other volumes, including Reading the Gospels Today.
Some of his significant works include Idioms of the Greek New Testament; Paul in Acts; Fundamentals of New Testament Greek; The Criteria for Authenticity in Historical-Jesus Research; The Book of Acts (New International Greek Testament Commentary); The Pastoral Epistles (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament); Verbal Aspect in the Greek of the New Testament, with Reference to Tense and Mood (Studies in Biblical Greek ; Vol 1) and Romans (Readings: A New Biblical Commentary).
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- <b>leading Scholars Debate A Key New Testament Topic<br> <br></b>the Relationship Between Matthew, Mark, And Luke Is One Of The Most Contested Topics In Gospel Studies. How Do We Account For The Close Similarities--and Differences--in The Synoptic Gospels? In The Last Few Decades, The Standard Answers To The Typical Questions Regarding The Synoptic Problem Have Come Under Fire, While New Approaches Have Surfaced. This Up-to-date Introduction Articulates And Debates The Four Major Views. Following An Overview Of The Issues, Leading Proponents Of Each View Set Forth Their Positions And Respond To Each Of The Other Views. A Concluding Chapter Summarizes The Discussion And Charts A Direction For Further Study.