synoptic problem

   This term refers to the task of providing an explanation of the historical relationship and common source of the synoptic Gospels, which have a similar structure and include many of the same narratives.

Glossary of theological terms. . 2014.

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  • Synoptic problem — The synoptic problem concerns the literary relationships between and among the first three canonical gospels (the Gospels of Mark, Matthew, and Luke), known as the Synoptic Gospels (from the Greek syn, meaning together, and optic, meaning seen ) …   Wikipedia

  • SYNOPTIC PROBLEM —    one of the problems of BIBLICAL CRITICISM has been to devise an explanation for the fact that there is some identical and a great amount of similar material contained in the first three Gospels of the NEW TESTAMENT as well as materials… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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  • Oral transmission (synoptic problem) — Oral Transmission is a different approach to understanding the Synoptic Gospels in New Testament scholarship. Current theories attempt to link the three synoptic gospels together through a common textual tradition. However, many problems arise… …   Wikipedia

  • Four Document Hypothesis (Synoptic problem) — A Four Document Hypothesis is an explanation for the relationship between the three Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. It posits that there were at least four sources to the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke: the Gospel of Mark, and three …   Wikipedia

  • Synoptic — is derived from the Greek words συν (syn = together) and οψις (opsis = seeing), and describes observations that give a broad view of a subject at a particular time. Specific uses include: *Synoptic scale meteorology *Synoptic Gospels *SynOptics… …   Wikipedia

  • Synoptic Gospels — The synoptic gospels are the first three gospels of the New Testament in the Christian Bible. They are: Mark, Matthew, and Luke. Although styled as first hand accounts, when these three gospels are placed next to each other they can be seen to… …   Wikipedia

  • Synoptic Gospels — ▪ biblical literature       the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke in the New Testament. Since the 1780s, the first three books of the New Testament have been called the Synoptic Gospels because they are so similar in structure, content, and… …   Universalium

  • Problem — A problem is an obstacle which makes it difficult to achieve a desired goal, objective or purpose. It refers to a situation, condition, or issue that is yet unresolved. In a broad sense, a problem exists when an individual becomes aware of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Synoptisches-Problem — Das Synoptische Problem ist die Frage, wie die Übereinstimmungen und Unterschiede der ersten drei Evangelien des Neuen Testaments der Bibel (Matthäus , Markus und Lukasevangelium) in Wortlaut, Reihenfolge und Stoffauswahl erklärt werden können.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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