By D A Carson; Douglas J Moo; Leon Morris
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42 would have been put on the lips of Jesus as he taught in a specific locale in Galilee thirteen or so years earlier. That Christian prophecy actually functioned in this way is being questioned more and more. 10 Second, we must question whether the transmission of the gospel material over a period of twenty or so years can appropriately be compared with some of the other material that form critics use to draw conclusions about the Gospels. The rabbinic literature, for instance, with which both Bultmann and Dibelius compare the Gospels, was a very undefined body of material, being gathered over the course of centuries.
But careful study reveals that, while all three accounts sometimes agree (as in table 2), Matthew and Mark frequently agree, as do Mark and Luke, but Matthew and Luke only rarely agree. As with the argument from order, this phenomenon can be explained as long as Mark is the middle term of the three. It is much more difficult to explain if Mark is not the first, however, because on any other hypothesis, recourse must be had to the supposition of a deliberate and unlikely method of composition. With the Augustinian hypothesis, we would have to think that Luke almost always chose to use Mark’s wording rather than Matthew’s; with the two-gospel hypothesis, we would have to assume that Mark almost never introduced any wording of his own.
Ed. R. T. France, David Wenham, and Craig Blomberg (Sheffield: JSOT, 1980-86) Grant—Robert M. Grant, A Historical Introduction to the New Testament (London: Collins, 1963) Guthrie—Donald Guthrie, New Testament Introduction, 4th ed. : IVP, 1990) Harrington—Wilfrid J. Harrington, Record of the Fulfillment of the New Testament (London: Chapman, 1958) Harrison—Everett F. Harrison, Introduction to the New Testament, rev. ed. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1971) Hennecke—E. , New Testament Apocrypha, 2 vols.
An introduction to the New Testament by D A Carson; Douglas J Moo; Leon Morris