Who Wrote the Gospels?

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Millenium Press, 1997 - Religion - 178 pages
The names we associate with the Gospel writers are all second century guesses. If this comes as a surprise, welcome to the cutting edge of modern biblical scholarship. Nearly a century after the four Gospels were finished, Christians in the late second century, eager to give names to the anonymous manuscripts they possessed, selected traditional figures that they supposed should have written them, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. According to Dr Randel Helms the gospels were written to convert or confirm their readers to Christianity, they are the highly coloured arguments of powerful authors, not just transparent windows upon the historical Jesus.

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A look at the thorny question of who wrote the gospels that are revered as the story of Jesus. The author makes it very clear that there is no evidence that they were written by the men who bear their ... Read full review

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Contents

Marks Apocalyptic Mind
19
The Mind of Matthew
41
Who Wrote LukeActs
61
Luke Her Mind and
79
Lost Gospels Thomas and Q
99
Who Wrote the Gospel of John
113
The Mind of John
131
The Mind of John 2
149
Evanished All and Gone?
167
Index
173
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