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Burnett Hillman Streeter

(1874—1937) biblical scholar

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Caesarean text

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

A form of the Greek text of the NT (comparable to the Western and Alexandrian texts) which B. H. Streeter claimed to have identified on the basis of the peculiarities of the text of Mk....

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Foundations

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A theological symposium, published in 1912. It professed to be a ‘statement of Christian belief in terms of modern thought’. It was controversial and initially influential.

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Frank Weston

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(1871–1924),

Anglican Bp. of Zanzibar from 1908. Joining the UMCA in 1898, he learned to live among Africans and to understand their point of view. He took the lead in opposing...

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John the Presbyter

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The term ‘the Presbyter’ (‘elder’) is applied to himself by the author of 2 and 3 Jn., and Papias refers to a ‘John the Presbyter’. Some scholars think that Papias's evidence suggests the...

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Koridethi Codex

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A MS of the Gospels, dating prob. from the 9th cent.; it is written in rough uncials and is known to textual critics as Θ. It is now at Tiflis ...

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Proto-Luke

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

An earlier form of the gospel of Luke. Several British scholars in the period between the two world wars argued that the gospel of Luke was compiled in three stages: the earliest form...

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Q

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

From German Quelle (“source”), the hypothetical common source used by the authors of the gospels of Matthew and Luke. It consists almost entirely of sayings of Jesus.

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Synoptic Problem

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

The problem of the relationship between the three ‘Synoptic Gospels’ (Mt., Mk., Lk.) posed by the amount of subject matter which they share and the many similarities in wording and order....

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William Temple

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(1881–1944)

British clergyman and theologian who served as Archbishop of York (1929–42) and of Canterbury (1942–44); he was one of the principal architects of Anglican theology in...

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