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Justin Martyr Favored Luke and Disfavored John, Papias was not a ‘hearer of John’ – Encyclopaedia Biblica

Edwin Abbott's entry in Encyclopedia Biblica, Gospels: B. External Evidence (including Papias and Justin Martyr) Encyclopaedia Biblica, Vol II, 1901, Columns 1809-1837 Internet Archive Book Link: https://archive.org/details/CheyneTKEncyclopaediaBiblicaVolIIEToK1901/page/n333/mode/2up Statement of Luke i. The Third Gospel. — Lk. 1:1-4 implies (a) that ’many’ Gospels were current, and perhaps (b) that their diversity...

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The Problem of the Fourth Gospel

Gospel of John vs the Synoptic Gospels Excerpts from 'The Problem of the Fourth Gospel' Henry Latimer Jackson, Cambridge [Eng.]: University press, 1918 Archive Book Link: https://archive.org/details/problemoffourthg00jack/page/n5/mode/2up Now, where objection is raised, the marked peculiarity of the Fourth Gospel is highly accentuated. It is regarded, not as the record of historical...

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How do Unitarians understand John 1?

There are actually several Unitarian interpretations of the prologue of John. These differences have to do with explaining various abstractions in the prologue, and don’t have a bearing on core Unitarian Theology and Christology.  John 1 cannot be used as a proof text for Trinitarian dogma, since it can be...

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