Episode 19 – Synoptic Gospels (Synoptic Problem and Historical Criticism)

This is a continuation of the course on Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels that I taught at Tyndale University College. In this section, we look at the synoptic problem, various forms of historical criticism, the […]

The Problem With the Criteria of Double Dissimilarity

One of the criteria that historians use to determine the authentic sayings of Jesus from the Gospels is something called double dissimilarity. Double dissimilarity basically means they look for sayings in the Gospels that don’t […]