Did Jesus have a secretary? The extension of this is the question whether Jesus developed in his disciples a sense of responsibility to carefully preserve his words and deeds for the following generations. How is it that we do have truthful records of the words and deeds of Jesus in Scripture today? This article weighs in.
This is a review article of Samuel Byrskog's Story as History – History as Story. It is an attempt to examine the role of eyewitnesses in the formation of the Gospel tradition. This review highlights first the importance of the subject of the role of eyewitnesses, and the lack of thorough treatments.