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the first 3 gospels are called the synoptic gospels because of their similar vies of the sequence of Jesus' journey to Jerusalem, his teachings, and his fate.
the preaching of jesus and john was eschatological; it announced the nearness of God's ruling activity.
the promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people.
conflicts among early christians
Mark and luke used a document called Q. it was a collection of teachings attributed to Jesus. a source for the synoptic gospels.
he experienced the Jesus rise from his tomb after death
an ancient city in greece. one of the wealthiest and most powerful cities
this means love for others, no matter who they are. agape unconditionally wills good for others.
theology of the Cross
John the Baptist
He baptized Jesus in the Jordan river. John was ascetic and withdrew to the wilderness and practiced abstinece from certain foods