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Sunday, 12 October 2014
For Whom were the Gospels Written?

The Gospels for All Christians (New Testament Studies),
Richard Bauckham, Eerdmans, 1997, page 33

The evidence of early Christian literature (not least the Gospels) is that the early Christian movement had a strong sense of itself as a worldwide movement. For Jewish Christians who made up most of the early Christian leadership, this must have come naturally, since the communities of the Jewish diaspora were used to understanding themselves in terms of their common membership of a people scattered across the world.

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