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1

For Mark, list the author, date, and place written.

Writer:Mark became Peter’s interpreter and wrote accurately all that he remembered
Date Written: Between the 40’s-60’s
Place Written: Rome; most likely
Written To: Most likely Gentile Romans

2

For Luke, list the author, date, and place written.

Writer: Luke
Date of Writing: Late 50’s-early 60’s

Place of Writing: “No agreement exists among scholars about the most likely place that Luke wrote his Gospel…” (Pg. 86)

To Whom Was it Written: “It is relatively clear, however, that wherever he wrote it, it was intended for Christians who had a pagan background.” (Pg. 86)

3

For John, list the author, date, and place written.

Writer: The belief that John, son of Zebedee, one of the
Original twelve apostles, Wrote the Fourth Gospel

Date: The traditional view puts
the writing of John’s gospel
in the AD 90’s.”
Place: in Ephesus

4

Explain information about Mark's writings.

Mark relied on the apostle Peter for his information…

Mark wrote what he remembered leaving nothing out or making false statements.

Mark’s writing was episodic – ‘writing down single points.’

Mark was not striving for “order” but for accuracy.

5

What are distinctive features of Luke?

1st Distinctive: emphasis on “God’s dealings with the world

2nd Distinctive: focuses on Jesus as Savior of the world.

3rd Distinctive: special interest in the events of Jesus’s early life and of Mary.

4th Distinctive: the place of women in Jesus ministry.

5th Distinctive: special interest in the work of the Holy Spirit.

6

What are the 3 features of the divinity of Christ emphasized in John's gospel?

First – Jesus divine qualities and essence

Second – Jesus as unique divine messenger

Third – Jesus’ fulfillment of Israel’s and OT’s hopes and needs..