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The Hebrew Gospel and the Development of the Synoptic Tradition

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Eerdmans 2009

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Overview

This book offers a new explanation of the development of the first three Gospels based on a careful examination of both patristic testimony to the “Hebrew Gospel” and internal evidence in the canonical Gospels themselves. James Edwards breaks new ground and challenges assumptions that have long been held in the New Testament guild.

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Key Features

  • Offers a new explanation of the developoment of the first three Gospels
  • Discusses the patristic testimony to the “Hebrew Gospel” and internal evidence in the canonical Gospels
  • Challenges assuptions that have been long held in the New Testament guild

Contents

  • References to a “Hebrew Gospel” in Early Christianity
  • Quotations from the Hebrew Gospel in Early Christianity
  • Taking Stock of the Hebrew Gospel in Early Christianity
  • Semitisms in the Gospel of Luke
  • The Hebrew Gospel
  • The Neglect of the Hebrew Gospel in Christian Tradition
  • Adieu to “Q”
  • The Hebrew Gospel and the Gospel of Matthew

Praise for the Print Edition

This landmark study, a decade in the making, advances a bold and fresh interpretation of Gospel origins that seems sure to generate interest, debate, and controversy for some time to come. Against the established ‘Two Source’ (Mark and ‘Q’) and the increasingly popular ‘Farrer-Goulder’ (Mark-Matthew-Luke) hypotheses, Edwards revives an older scholarly fascination with the mysterious ‘Hebrew Gospel’ that was held in high regard by many church fathers and attributed to Matthew the apostle . . . This is an important and exciting work that offers students an excellent introduction to early Christian views of the Gospel tradition—and it gives Synoptic scholars much to chew on!

Markus Bockmuehl, professor of biblical and early Christian studies, University of Oxford

For a long time, scholarship on the Synoptic Gospels has stalemated around well-worn questions. James Edwards’s fascinating and well-researched study opens up an angle that needs to be heard today. This book is a real contribution that will be studied and discussed for years to come!

Loren T. Stuckenbruck, Richard J. Dearborn Professor of New Testament Studies, Princeton Theological Seminary

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About James R. Edwards

James R. Edwards is the Bruner-Welch Endowed Professor of Theology at Whitworth University, Spokane, Washington. His books include the Pillar New Testament Commentary volume on Mark and Is Jesus the Only Savior? which was the 2006 Christianity Today Book of the Year in apologetics.