REL 253: Study Guide 13
What's Mt's vision of the faith community (cf. Mk's community as one that suffers & waits, perhaps fearfully, for the return of Jesus)?
What differences do you see between Matt 4.24–5.12 & Luke 6.17–26 (also Mk 3.7–13a); also between Matt 6.5–15 & Luke 11.1–4 (also Mk 11.25[–26])?
How serious is Matt about observing the Mosaic law (e.g., 5.16–48; 7.21–23)?
How often does Mt use his Bible (Septuagint) & why? (see Harris)
NB the differences especially between Mt & Lk.