Research Paper On The Synoptic Problem
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Synoptic Gospel Problem
A 16 page paper that begins by discussing what the Synoptic Problem is. The writer then reports and discusses the various solutions to the have been suggested over the years. Examples include the Augustinian solution, the Markan solution, the three-book solution and others. The writer then summarizes the solutions and selects three as the most plausible and justifies the conclusion. 1 Table included. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
A 5 page research paper/essay that examines John's gospel, focusing primarily on the meaning of the seven signs of Jesus' ministry. The writer argues that this gospel is distinctly different from the three synoptic gospels that precede it in the Bible. It is both highly literary and symbolic and does not follow the same order in telling the stories of Jesus that one finds in the synoptic gospels; and, furthermore, it offers a developed theological reflection to a much greater degree than the earlier gospels, which indicates that it evolved from different circumstances and traditions than did the earlier gospels. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
The Life of Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels
An 8 page paper that responds to specific questions beginning with the nature of the Bible, including what the synoptic gospels are. The essay mentions the Q Bible and how the Old Testament is brought into the New Testament. The essay comments on Christ's birth, miracles and resurrection, the kinds of things Jesus did and said and it reports why the Romans executed Christ. The New Jerusalem Bible is used. Bibliography lists 1 source.