First Three Synoptic Gospels

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The synoptic problem is the problem of the literary relationships among the first three "Synoptic"Gospels. Matthew, Mark and Luke are called Synoptic Gospels because they can be seen together and displayed in three parallel columns.The three gospels contain many of the same stories and sayings often related in the same relative sequence, however there are also important differences in the wording of individual stories and sayings, in ordering of some materials, and in the overall extent of each gospel. In some instances, the degree of verbatim agreement or the sequential agreement in the arrangement of episodes and sayings is so strong that one must posit some kind of literary relationship among the gospels.By contrast there are often marked
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