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Author Licona, Mike, 1961- author.

Title Why are there differences in the gospels? : what we can learn from ancient biography / Michael R. Licona ; foreword by Craig A. Evans
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2017


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 308 pages)
Contents Compositional textbooks -- Who was Plutarch? -- Parallel pericopes in Plutarch's lives -- Parallel pericopes in the canonical gospels -- Synthetic chronological placement in the gospels -- Pericopes appearing two or more times in the nine lives of Plutarch examined -- Pericopes appearing two or more times in the canonical gospels examined -- Which women were present at the cross, burial, and empty tomb? -- Biosketches of main characters in Plutarch's lives
Summary Why are there differences in the stories of the Gospels? Licona turns to Greek classicist Plutarch for an answer, assessing differences that appeared when Plutarch told the same story more than once in his Lives. He suggests the differences in the Gospels often resulted from their authors employing the same compositional devices used by Plutarch
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Plutarch. Lives.
Plutarchus 45-120 Alexander et Caesar
SUBJECT Bible. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Lives (Plutarch) fast
Bible. Gospels fast
Bibel gnd
Subject Synoptic problem.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
Synoptic problem
Synoptische Frage
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Licona, Mike, 1961- writer of foreword.
ISBN 9780190264277