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Dillon on Gospel Narratives and Historical Proof

From time to time I like to share interesting excerpts from what I’m reading. Today’s is a short one from Richard J. Dillon, referring to Luke 1:1-4:

Gospel-narrative, whether of the original witnesses, “the many,” or Luke himself, in no case furnished a kind of historical proof that rescued Christian faith from the ambiguities and risks of its object.

–“Previewing Luke’s Project from his Prologue (Luke 1:1-4).” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 43, no. 2 (April 1981): 226


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