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Alterations of the Words of Jesus

As Quoted in the Literature of the Second Century

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674434646

Publication: January 1952

Available 10/01/2013

153 pages


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Leon Wright demonstrates that the words of Jesus—“spirit and life” of the early Christian community—were adapted to meet the ethical, practical, and dogmatic necessities of the early Church, and shows that the Synoptic Gospels served as the model for all other available gospels and collected sayings.