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Introduction to the Gospels

A Brief Overview of the Times, Text, and Details of the Four Gospel Accounts of the Life of Christ

Curated from a lecture series by Craig L. Blomberg
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Course Introduction

About Dr. Craig L. Blomberg

Dr. Craig Blomberg joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 1986. He is currently a distinguished professor of New Testament.

Dr. Blomberg completed his PhD in New Testament, specializing in the parables and the writings of Luke-Acts, at Aberdeen University in Scotland. He received an MA from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a BA from Augustana College. Before joining the faculty of Denver Seminary, he taught at Palm Beach Atlantic College and was a research fellow in Cambridge, England with Tyndale House.

In addition to writing numerous articles in professional journals, multi-author works and dictionaries or encyclopedias, he has authored or edited 20 books, including The Historical Reliability of the Gospels, Interpreting the Parables, commentaries on Matthew, 1 Corinthians and James, Jesus and the Gospels: An Introduction and Survey, From Pentecost to Patmos: An Introduction to Acts through Revelation, Christians in an Age of Wealth: A Biblical Theology of Stewardship, Neither Poverty nor Riches: A Biblical Theology of Possessions, Making Sense of the New Testament: Three Crucial Questions, Preaching the Parables, Contagious Holiness: Jesus’ Meals with Sinners, and Handbook of New Testament Exegesis.

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New Testament Times

Part One: Politics in New Testament Times

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 19 min
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Part Two: Religion in New Testament Times

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 20 min
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New Testament Text

Part One: Reliability & Setting of the Text

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 30 min
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Part Two: Canonicity & Criticism of the Text

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 21 min
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Part Three: Interpretation of the Text

  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 27 min
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Matthew & Mark


  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 22 min
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Luke & John


  • Lecture AudioRuntime: 23 min
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