YSS 5305: Synoptic Gospels

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This graduate introduction to the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke) focuses on the text of each of these gospels in their own historical, literary and pastoral contexts. Attention is given to the origin and growth of each gospel within early Christianity, their message and theology, including similarities and distinctive emphases that make each effective in enlivening the faith of their own particular communities.