Four Voices, Two Vistas, One Person: Why Understanding the Shape of the Gospel is Imperative for Christian Life

Speaker(s): Rikk Watts
Date: May 3 2014
Length: 35min
Product ID: RGDL4412B

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The shape of a narrative is as important as its content. Seeing the four gospels merely as collections of isolated ethical demands or theological propositions robs them of much of their transformative power. This lecture, presented at the 2014 Regent College Open House, suggests that the two fundamental vistas of the Synoptics (Matthew, Mark Luke) and of John - go back to Jesus himself.

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Rikk E. Watts is Professor of New Testament at Regent College. Previously, he served as an instructor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Wycliffe Hall at Oxford University, La Trobe University, and the Bible College of Victoria (now the Melbourne School of Theology). He is author of Isaiah's New Exodus in Mark, as well as a founding member of On Being, an Australian Christian magazine.

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