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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Ill THE GOSPEL NARRATIVES AND CRITICAL SOLVENTS It was before stated that a change in the treatment of the evidence for the Resurrection is necessitated by the new and more stringent methods of criticism applied to the narratives of the Gospels, and especially by the theory, now the prevalent one, of the dependence of the first and third Gospels, in their narrative parts, on the secondthat of St. Mark. It is desirable, before proceeding further, to give attention to these new critical methods and their results, in their bearings on the subject in hand. It is, of course, too much to ask, even if one had the competency for the task, that a full discussion of the Synoptical problem should precede all examination of the narratives of the Resurrection, or that the Johannine question should be exhaustively handled before one is entitled to adduce a testimony from the Fourth Gospel. On the other hand, it seems imperative that something should be said on the critical aspect of the subjectenough at least to indicate the writer's own position, and someof the grounds that are believed to justify itstill always with a strict eye on the special point under investigation. It will prepare the way for this critical inquiry if a glance be taken first at the range of the New Testament material here falling to be dealt with. The narratives of the Resurrection go together with the narratives of the burial and of the post-Resurrection appearances of Jesus, and form an inseparable whole with them. Supplementary to the Gospel narratives are certain passages in the Book of Acts and in Paul. The distribution of the subject-matter may be thus exhibited: St. Matthew : Burial, xxvii. 57-66 ; Resurrection, xxviii. 1-8 ', Appearances, xxviii. 9-20. St. Mark: Burial, xv. 42-47; Resurrectio...
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.66" Width: 5.04" Height: 0.67" Weight: 0.66 lbs.
Release Date May 12, 1997
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1579100422 ISBN13 9781579100421
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More About James Orr
James Orr (1844-1913) was a Scottish theologian born in Glasgow. He ministered at the East Bank Church in Harwick and later was professor of apologetics and theology at the United Free Church College in Glasgow. A highly respected evangelical lecturer both in Scotland and the United States, Orr was a valiant defender of historic orthodoxy in the heyday of liberal Protestantism, as seen in his contributions to The Fundamentals (1909-1915) as well as his chief apologetic work, The Christian View of God and the World.