The Gospels in brief

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Jesus Christ -- Biography -- Sources, Biblical,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Gospels -- Harmonies, English,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 297).

Book details

StatementLeo Tolstoy ; translated by Leo Wiener ; introduction to the new edition by Edward Roslof ; edited by Greg Oviatt.
GenreBiography, Sources, Biblical
ContributionsTolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910., Wiener, Leo, 1862-1939., Oviatt, Greg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT299.3 .T65 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 297 p. ;
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23722396M
ISBN 100760757623
LC Control Number2006283457

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The four canonical gospels comprise the first four books of the New Testament of the Bible, and were probably written between AD 66 and All four were anonymous (the modern names were added in the 2nd century), almost certainly none were by eyewitnesses, and all are the end-products of long oral and written transmission.

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But now to understand the teaching of Jesus it is necessary to know clearly the chief methods used in these false interpretations.

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