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In the four canonical gospels, written by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, there is no reference to a wife or children of Jesus.
Liberation theology thus put forward the justice rhetoric featured in the Holy Bible (especially the canonical gospels), stressing concomitance between "rightful doctrine" and "rightful praxis." According to the forefathers of liberation theology, there is no meaning for a sound religious theory promoted by the official Catholic Church, unless accompanied by a practical criticism of the "sin" characterizing the dictators.
Clifton Black, who led classes on Jesus's parables as presented through each of the four canonical gospels.
Holy Week commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ as recorded in the Canonical Gospels.
The equivalent status given to apocryphal and canonical Gospels and the authoritative function of the Qur'an in discerning truth from error in all previous sources are reflected in the commentary of Abdullah Yusuf Ali on Q.
THE accounts of the Nativity of Jesus in the New Testament appear in only two of four canonical Gospels, namely the Gospels of Luke and Matthew.
In contrast, there are well over 5,000 New Testament Greek manuscripts still extant, some of which survive from under 200 years after the estimated dates of composition, while all four canonical Gospels were themselves written less than 60 years after the Crucifixion.
These animals are also linked with the evangelists of the four canonical gospels: Matthew (a Man/angel), Mark (the Lion), Luke (the Ox), and John (the Eagle).
MARK'S Gospel is the shortest of the four canonical gospels of the New Testament and is considered by experts to be the earliest, dating from around 70AD.
The canonical Gospels reflect the complexities of Jewish-Christian relations decades after the crucifixion.
The primary focus here is on New Testament materials, with seven essays that deal either substantively or tangentially with the canonical gospels (and the hypothetical Q source), one essay that addresses collective memory in Paul, and another on collective memory in Hebrews 11.
There are two accounts of the nativity in the canonical gospels. They are in Matthew and in Luke.