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Unformatted text preview: The story we hear is a harmonized version of all the stories • Four Source Hypothesis o L Luke o M Matthew o Plus Mark and Q • Each Gospel is distinct and is trying to depict a certain Jesus Character. We can’t just say that they have ‘different perspectives” MATTHEW • We want to get a feeling of the claim that the writer tries to express • In opening line, we hear that Jesus is from the greatest KING and the Patriarch of the Jewish Religion. Luke’s Genealogy is different from Matthew’s. • Why does the genealogy go through Joseph’s line if he is not the biological father? • Note during the birth narrative, the prophets are referred to • Magi (definitely not Jewish) come to visit Jesus • The Gentiles are the ones who recognize him • Herod- Egypt- come back via another way- baptized- Sermon on the Mount (SOUNDS LIKE MOSES!!!!)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2010 for the course NES 2326 taught by Professor Haines-eitzen during the Spring '10 term at Cornell.
- Spring '10