Matthew Thomas

Dec 31, 2022

The Gospels in the Early Church

Evidence for the Chronology and Transmission of the Christian Scriptures

New Books Network 2022

Professor Matthew Thomas returns to explain how we can place the Gospels in time and context using both internal clues (literary evidence) and the external ones (anthropological evidence). These are the first steps on a path of the many centuries of transmission toward the Bible we have today; Matthew Thomas tells why they are so important and where they have led us.

The papyrus (P66) of the Gospel of John in the Bodmer Library, Switzerland, can be found here.

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Krzysztof Odyniec is a historian of Medieval and Early Modern Europe; he is also the host of the 'Almost Good Catholics' podcast.

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