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Unformatted text preview: Test 3: Study Guide 1. Know the approximate dates of the four Gospels and Paul’s writings. What significant events and changes took place in Judaism during the first century CE? Matthew- after the first Jewish revolt against Rome in 70 CE. Mark- before the first Jewish revolt against Rome in 70 CE. Luke- 85 CE (but as early as 70 CE and as late as 95 CE). John- 80-90 CE. 1 Thessalonians- 50-51 CE. 2 Thessalonians- 51-52 CE. Galatians- 54-55 CE. Philippians- 56 CE. Philemon- 55 CE. 1 and 2 Corinthians- 56-57 CE. Romans- 58 CE. 2. What are the synoptic gospels? Why are they called synoptic? What is the Q source? Who (hypothetically) used the Q source? What are from criticism, source criticism, and redaction criticism? The synoptic gospels include Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Synoptic means “to view together.” Luke and Matthew both improve on Mark’s style of writing. Matthew follows Mark’s outline, while Luke knows most of Mark. Mark’s Gospel was the earliest, but Matthew and Luke revised it extensively. Form criticism 3. Be able to describe various examples of Jesus’ parables and proverbs and explain...
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- Fall '05
- New Testament