Matthean Posteriority Paperback

An Exploration of Matthew's Use of Mark and Luke as a Solution to the Synoptic Problem

by Robert K. MacEwen;

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Matthean Posteriority

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This book explores the Matthean Posteriority Hypothesis (MPH), a largely neglected solution to the Synoptic Problem which holds that the author of the Gospel of Luke used the Gospel of Mark as a source, and that the author of the Gospel of Matthew used both the Gospel of Mark and the Gospel of Luke as sources. MacEwen begins with a survey of the scholars who have defended various forms of the MPH. Chapter 2 discusses two key lines of evidence which support the MPH. The first line of evidence is textual - demonstrating that Matthew could have known the contents of Luke's Gospel beyond merely the double tradition material. The second line of evidence, involving a study of strings of verbatim agreements in the Gospels, supports the view that Matthew depended directly on Luke. Chapter 3 explores evidence and arguments which can be seen as problematic for the MPH. MacEwen concludes that the MPH has been neither definitely proved nor disproved, and deserves further scholarly scrutiny.

Matthean Posteriority by Robert K. MacEwen was published by Bloomsbury 3PL in August 2016. The ISBN for Matthean Posteriority is 9780567672032.

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Details for Matthean Posteriority

Page last updated 24th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherBloomsbury 3PL (August 2016)
Number of Pages336
Thickness18 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4448350
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