"Because that, when they knew God, the glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became as fools..."
F.C. BAUER, CONSISTENT ESCHATOLOGY, SOURCE CRITICISM, FORM CRITICISM,
REDACTION CRITICISM, MARCAN PRIORITY, TEXTUAL CRITICISM
I. Various views of Luke/lack of agreement on gospels
II. Errors of the 19th century
A. Liberal "lives of Jesus"
B. Hegelian interpretation of gospels
1. F.C. Bauer
III. 20th century methods of gospel study
A. Consistent eschatology (Schweitzer and Weiss)
B. Source Criticism (Streeter, The Four Gospels)
C. Source criticism (Bultmann)
D. Redation criticism (Bultmann, Perrin, etc.)
IV. The search for the "historical Jesus")
A. Crossan, Meier, etc.
V. Who wrote first?
A. Marcan priority?
B. Farmer and the revival of the Griesbach hypothesis
VI. A simpler solution?
I Tim. 4:8-13
I Peter 5:12-14
II Peter 3:15-16
VII. What scholars have done well
A. NT textual criticism