Within seventy years of the death of Jesus, four evangelists from different communities had committed their understanding of Jesus' mission and death to writing. Using the apostolic preaching as the principal source, each evangelist shaped the tradition he received according to his own understanding of Jesus and his pastoral commitment to meet the spiritual needs of his own community. From what was handed down, each evangelist shaped the Jesus tradition in his own creative way to accomplish a common goal, to help people ...

Jesus & the Gospels 2005, Redemptorist Publications

ISBN-13: 9780852312582

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