The Beloved Eyewitness

Robert Vandeweghe* (Corresponding Author)

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In 1963, New Testament Studies published an article by Pierson Parker in which he argued that the commonalities of the Third and Fourth Gospels result from direct contact between their respective authors. This article strengthens Parker's case. It highlights additional patterns of commonality between the two Gospels. It demonstrates that these areas of commonality align with events in the Fourth Gospel allegedly experienced by the Beloved Disciple. It considers the best explanation of this phenomenon.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-357
Number of pages7
JournalNew Testament Studies
Issue number3
Early online date9 Jun 2022
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2022

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  • beloved disciple
  • eyewitness testimony
  • Fourth Gospel
  • gospel of luke
  • αὐτόπται
  • Beloved Disciple
  • Gospel of Luke


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