Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Episode 2
Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre • 34m
Session 2: The Early Church Fathers
The early church is not silent on the authorship of the Gospels. From the earliest members of the Christian faith, the early Church Fathers, we learn how well-attested it was that the Gospels are in fact written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
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