Category: Dating of Mark

On SJ Thomason’s Argument for Dating the Gospels Early

By and large the New Testament was written in the decades following the death of Jesus of Nazareth in 30 CE. The earliest writings came from a man by the name of Paul, a Pharisee turned Christian who traveled the Mediterranean spreading his message… Continue Reading “On SJ Thomason’s Argument for Dating the Gospels Early”

L. Michael White: Dating the Gospel of Mark

L. Michael White,¬†Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite (HarperOne, 2010), 265. Althought we cannot be sure where the Gospel was produced, the situation is rather clearly dependent on the Jewish war. The main question debated by scholars is whether it was written just prior… Continue Reading “L. Michael White: Dating the Gospel of Mark”