Writing of the New testament

Writing of the New testament

Option A (historical): Identify any historical purpose(s) behind writing of Mark’s Gospel, Matthew’s Gospel, Luke’s Gospel, and John’s Gospel. Include a reference to at least one historical factor (more than one is better) found in the recommended sources that may have triggered the writing of these N.T. works as well as references to statements within these N.T. works. Restrict your resources to those recommended below as well as any works on the course bibliography. You may supplement your findings with material from class notes. Document your paper with care; be sure to distinguish between paraphrase and quotation. Length: 750-1500 words. i have attached sources that should be used for this paper Resources for this paper relative to Mark’s Gospel: See chapter 5 of the ebook via SLU library: Incigneri, Brian J. The Gospel To The Romans : The Setting And Rhetoric Of Mark’s Gospel. Leiden: Brill, 2003. click to view ebook See the ebook via SLU library: Stanton, Graham The Gospels of Jesus (Oxford U. Press 2nd ed., 2002) pp. 48-53 [ click to view ebook Resources for this paper relative to Matthew’s Gospel: Course material (the Bible, textbook, any books listed on the course syllabus) plus See the ebook in SLU library pp.113 and following of Sim, David.The Gospel of Matthew and Christian Judaism. T & T Clarke 1998. click to view ebook See also the ebook via SLU library: Stanton, Graham The Gospels of Jesus (Oxford U. Press 2nd ed., 2002) pp.74-78 [ Click to view ebook See also the ebook via SLU library: Martin ,Dale New Testament History and Literature (Yale U. Press 2012) pp.93-107 [Click to view ebook]