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Mark's Authorship
Thought to be connected to Peter. Papias noted him as "interpreter of Peter". However seems unlikely as he doesn't include many stories of Peter. Also, his gospels key focus is cruxification and gentile orientated suggesting links Paul. Mark is menti
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Who for?
Christian audience, hence the explanation of Jewish customs. Wrote in Greek not Aramaic. May be writing for the persecuted attempting to encourage the build up of communities.
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Purpose
1. Urgency the word immediately appears 42 times, 11 times in the first chapter. Readers urged to be watchful and awake (mark 13;32-37) 2. Emphasis of deed over words. Mk spends less time on JC teaching and more on his actions. 3)Failure of disciples
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Purpose
4. Passion narrative dominated- it is clear that MK sees JC death as the goal of JC life and mission, 5-Secrecy JC told those who witnessed miracles not to tell others. when Peter identifies JC as Messiah (MK 8:30) JC tells him not to tell anyone.
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Matthew's authorship
Unknown- attempts at linking Matthew to a tax collector who became a discilpe of JC, but isnt mentioned in MKs list of 12. Papias said matt "collected the sayings in the Hebrew language and transalted them the best he could". Certain he is a Jew
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Purpose
"Christian answer to Jamina"writing to define and defend his Christian community, emphasising JC as moses to deflect criticism from his jewish-christian communities.Attacking Pharisees
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Themes
Prophetic fulfillment, judgement, RIGHTEOUSNESS, The law (SOM) trying to get away from Pharisees false Piety Kingdom of Heaven, The Church being set up by JC not after his resurrection. Christology
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Luke's authorship
Gentile - Companion of Paul - Luke the Physician
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Luke's Purpose
Strong gentile focus. salvation for all (Salvation history) Fulfillment of Prophecy, Poor and wealthy (JCs concern for the poor)
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