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the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings

an unquestionable truth

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folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response

a doctrine that is believed to be of great importance

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Watson finds that in the early church Origen most clearly articulated how the fourfold canonical gospel holds together.
Nor did every community have a copy of all four of the canonical gospels.
The equivalent status given to apocryphal and canonical Gospels and the authoritative function of the Qur'an in discerning truth from error in all previous sources are reflected in the commentary of Abdullah Yusuf Ali on Q.
The canonical Gospels are those which maintain that link (John 4:22).
THE accounts of the Nativity of Jesus in the New Testament appear in only two of four canonical Gospels, namely the Gospels of Luke and Matthew.
MARK'S Gospel is the shortest of the four canonical gospels of the New Testament and is considered by experts to be the earliest, dating from around 70AD.
The canonical Gospels reflect the complexities of Jewish-Christian relations decades after the crucifixion.
The primary focus here is on New Testament materials, with seven essays that deal either substantively or tangentially with the canonical gospels (and the hypothetical Q source), one essay that addresses collective memory in Paul, and another on collective memory in Hebrews 11.
There are two accounts of the nativity in the canonical gospels.
But the greater achievement, having done that, was to elevate The Gospel of Thomas to the level of the four canonical gospels Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
The text could not have been written by eyewitnesses, the way at least two of the canonical Gospels were.
This Bardic Press edition returns to print a classic work of painstaking yet accessible scholarship and features a new forty page introduction discussing recent developments in scholarship, the distinctions of the Gospel of Thomas from the canonical gospels, the role of Mary Magdalene in the Gospel of Thomas, and additional, invaluable insights into one of the most exciting finds of the 20th Century in Biblical Studies.
In this regard, the film is evaluated from a number of interrelated perspectives, viz: Gibson's avowed intentions, historical accuracy, the known development of the canonical Gospels, the theological teachings of both contemporary and sectarian Catholics and most importantly, the phenomenon of the film itself.
Moreover, the enfant terrible portrayed in the apocryphal gospels is not based solely on pagan models: some of his actions echo Jesus' acts in the canonical Gospels.
Today, champions of the priority of the four canonical Gospels tend to appeal not to the four regions of the universe, or even to the four winds, but to the alleged greater historicity of these Gospels.