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The Birth of Jesus: Two Gospel Narratives

Introductory Materials

Before studying each Gospel text, it would be helpful to explore how the Catholic tradition and recent biblical scholarship understand the origins of the Gospels and their proper interpretation.

  1. The Catholic Approach to the Bible
  2. The Dating of the Gospels
  3. The Three Stages of Gospel Development
  4. Profile: The Gospel of Matthew
  5. Profile: The Gospel of Luke
  6. Introduction to the Two Infancy Narrative