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Skeptical New Testament scholar Bart Ehrman offers a brief look at how many Bible scholars estimate when the Gospels were written. The Basic Summary In the 6th edition of his textbook These estimates are very popular, and not just among skeptical scholars. My own view is that they are too late by a couple of decades, but Ehrman correctly reports their popularity in the scholarly community.

What’s interesting is that he also offers a brief account of the reasons scholars propose them.

Yet I have noted that in making this argument, critics never explain to us how their arguments would work if applied equally to secular ancient documents whose authenticity and authorship is never (or is no longer) questioned, but are every bit as "anonymous" in the same sense that the Gospels are.

Home Introduction Gallery Motives Overview and Timeline Destruction of Jerusalem Matthew Mark Luke John Acts Romans 1 and 2 Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Phillippians Colossians 1 and 2 Thessalonians 1 and 2 Timothy Titus Philemon Hebrews The Epistle of James 1 and 2Peter 1, 2 and 3 John 1 and 2Peter Revelation Manuscripts Church Fathers Links Dating the Old Testament Matthew is the first book in the New Testament, and according to ancient church tradition, it was the first of the four gospels to be written.

Gospel Authors: General Considerations The "anonymity" of the Gospels authors is something that many Skeptics claim.

The first four historical books of the New Testament are supplied with titles (, etc.), which, however ancient, do not go back to the respective authors of those sacred writings.

The Canon of Muratori, Clement of Alexandria, and St.

Today, a large parcels with the author's copies have arrived at my desk - and I am glad to announce that the books is now available in bookshops and online shops.

The book opens with the following lines: 'Out of "decent respect for the opinion of others", my monograph Testament (a lately added subtitle), put me "under the obligation to do more"' (a quote from William R.

Gospel Authors: General Considerations The "anonymity" of the Gospels authors is something that many Skeptics claim.

The first four historical books of the New Testament are supplied with titles (, etc.), which, however ancient, do not go back to the respective authors of those sacred writings.

The Canon of Muratori, Clement of Alexandria, and St.

Today, a large parcels with the author's copies have arrived at my desk - and I am glad to announce that the books is now available in bookshops and online shops.

The book opens with the following lines: 'Out of "decent respect for the opinion of others", my monograph Testament (a lately added subtitle), put me "under the obligation to do more"' (a quote from William R.

Estimating an Earliest Likely Date Before trying to assign dates to particular Gospels, it can be helpful to try to identify a broader range of years in which they were composed.