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Four Gospels, One Jesus?: A Symbolic Reading
Burridge, Richard A.

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014 pp. xvii + 217.3 Edition. $20.00


Description: In this modern classic Richard Burridge offers an engaging introduction to the New Testament Gospels. Using the ancient visual symbols for the Gospels ó human face, lion, ox, and eagle ó Burridge presents a clear interpretation of each Gospel author's portrait of Jesus. This new edition contains updated suggestions for further reading and a substantial new Afterword in which Burridge reflects personally on his book's genesis, development, and positive reception over the years. Four Gospels, One Jesus? in this third edition will continue to be appreciated by teachers, students, pastors, and other readers wanting to understand Jesus more fully.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Literature, Methods

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Review by Matthew C. Baldwin
Published 4/13/2017
Citation: Matthew C. Baldwin, review of Richard A. Burridge, Four Gospels, One Jesus?: A Symbolic Reading, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


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