The Gospels and the Historical Jesus Tutorial Topics

  1. Is it possible to identify the aims of Jesus?
  2. How Did We Get the Gospels?
  3. Did Mark’s Gospel fail or succeed in its literary and theological purpose?
  4. Does Matthew’s Jesus want his church to observe the Torah?
  5. Is Luke the Gospel for the Poor?
  6. ‘Because God is killed, man can be exalted to divinity.’ Does this capture John’s understanding of Christ and the cross?
  7. To what extent Is Christology shaped by Messianic expectation rather than something new?’
  8. Dating the Four Gospels – and the Others