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What are the Gospels? The genre of the gospels are ancient biography The gospel writers were writing history in a form that would have been recognized as history in the ancient world The gospel writers believed that the events of Jesus had radically changed history Why Four Gospels? The New Testament understands that there is only one Gospel in four witnesses To understand the richness of who Jesus was through the lens of four different authors Key Facts: Author: Matthew also called Levi Recipient: written initially for jewish christians Where written: unknown Date: 60-65AD Key Word: Kingdom Introductory Issues: The gospel of Matthew is technically anonymous because the author does not identify himself in the text
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