Christology | historical Jesus | Lord | Matthew | Son Of David | Son of God | Son of Man

D.A. Carson on Christological Ambiguities in Matthew

The following article is now avialable in PDF: D.A. Carson, “Christological Ambiguities in the Gospel of Matthew,” Harold Rowden, ed., Christ our Lord. Studies in Christology Presented to Donald Guthrie. Leicester: IVP, 1982. Hbk. ISBN: 0877849552. pp.97-114. Professor Carson’s work always impresses me. It stands in sharp contrast to those who seem to think the…

Biblical Studies | Gospels | historical Jesus | Jesus Christ

Kenneth E. Bailey’s theory of “informal controlled oral tradition” developed further

Of the several hundred books and articles that I have worked on over the last few years there is one that stands out to me: Kenneth E. Bailey, “Informal Controlled Oral Tradition and the Synoptic Gospels,” Asia Journal of Theology 5 (1991): 34-54. = Themelios 20.2 (1995): 4-11. Writing with the unique insight into Palestinian…