The Three Main Views of the Origin of the Synoptic Gospels

Excerpt from Chapter 6 of “Hijacking the Historical Jesus“ There are three main views concerning the origin of the Synoptic Gospels: the Markan Priority Hypothesis, the Two-Gospel Hypothesis (which views Matthew as the first Gospel written but accepts a literary dependence between the Synoptic Gospels), and the Literary Independence Theory. The Literary Independence theory is […]

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