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Unformatted text preview: Nero Tacitus (55-120 AD) Josephus (37-96 AD) Talmud (200 AD and following) The Synoptic Problem o Why do Matthew, Mark, and Luke share some passages exactly, word for word? o Explanation Jesus taught orally; people memorized what He said Two Document Theory: Q (Quelle) Source o Scholarly way of identifying memorized or written down sayings of Jesus Mark o 93% of Mark is found in Matthew and Luke....
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- Fall '07