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The Complete Gospel Parallels
Dewey, Arthur J. and Robert J. Miller

Salem, OR: Polebridge, 2012 pp. xii + 417. $45.00


Description: An essential resource for the analytical study of the gospels, The Complete Gospel Parallels gives those who study the gospels in English a one-volume compendium of synopses not only for the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, but also for the Gospels of Thomas and Peter, as well as for a few gospel fragments (the Egerton Gospel, Gospel Oxyrhynchus 1224, as well as the Jewish-Christian Gospels of the Hebrews and the Nazoreans). It also includes a synopsis for the reconstructed Q Gospel, which enables the reader both to discern how the text of Q can be derived and how Q was adopted and adapted by Matthew and Luke.

The Complete Gospel Parallels features the fresh and vibrant Scholars Version translation, which has been thoroughly revised and fine-tuned to facilitate the precise comparison of parallel passages, using consistent English for the same Greek and different English where the originals vary. Its lucid translation, easy-to-use format, and broad range of gospel materials will enhance and deepen the serious readerís appreciation of early Christian tradition and literature.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Johannine Literature, John, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Source Criticism

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Review by Thomas J. Kraus
Published 4/22/2015
Citation: Thomas J. Kraus, review of Arthur J. Dewey and Robert J. Miller, The Complete Gospel Parallels, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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