MATTHEW, GOSPEL


MATTHEW, GOSPEL
   traditionally the first CHRISTIAN Gospel or life of JESUS OF NAZARETH which is written from a decidedly JEWISH perspective with a strong emphasis on the fulfillment of PROPHECY.

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  • Matthew, gospel of — The first book in the NT. It was widely held in the past, as by St Augustine, that Matt. was the earliest of the four gospels to be written and that the gospel of Mark was an abbreviation of it. The more usual view now is that Mark was used by… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Matthew, Gospel of Saint — • Detailed article about the first Gospel Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Matthew, Gospel according to —    The author of this book was beyond a doubt the Matthew, an apostle of our Lord, whose name it bears. He wrote the Gospel of Christ according to his own plans and aims, and from his own point of view, as did also the other evangelists.    As to …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Matthew, Gospel According to — ▪ biblical literature       first of the four New Testament Gospels (narratives recounting the life and death of Jesus Christ), and, with Mark and Luke, one of the three so called Synoptic Gospels (i.e., those presenting a common view). It has… …   Universalium

  • MATTHEW, GOSPEL ACCORDING TO —    written not later than 62 A.D., is the earliest record we possess of the ministry and teaching of Christ, and is believed to have been originally a mere collection of His sayings and parables; was written in Aramaic, the spoken language of the …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Gospel of St. Matthew —     Gospel of St. Matthew     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Gospel of St. Matthew     I. CANONICITY     The earliest Christian communities looked upon the books of the Old Testament as Sacred Scripture, and read them at their religious assemblies.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gospel of Matthew — For the film, see The Gospel According to St. Matthew (film). Books of the New Testament …   Wikipedia

  • Gospel — Four gospels redirects here. For other uses, see The Four Gospels (disambiguation). For other uses, see Gospel (disambiguation). First page of the Gospel of Mark in Armenian, by Sargis Pitsak, 14th century. A gospel is an account, often written,… …   Wikipedia

  • Gospel of James — Early Christian Writings title=Gospel of James attribution=James the Just sources=Gospel of Matthew, Gospel of Luke, Septuagint, extracanonical traditions date=140 170 AD location= manuscripts= audience= theme=Virginity of Mary and birth of… …   Wikipedia

  • Gospel of Mark — • The Second Gospel, like the other two Synoptics, deals chiefly with the Galilean ministry of Christ, and the events of the last week at Jerusalem Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gospel of Mark     Gospel of Saint Mark …   Catholic encyclopedia


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