(Speaker 6) New Insights Into The New Testament: The Gospels In Review (CONFERENCE)

Robyn Faith Walsh spoke next, and raised the issue that the gospel writers were not literate spokesmen for their faith communities, but highly educated Greek speaking Christians working within a network of writers, as was the practice in the ancient world. Given this, if there are sophisticated Greek literary allusions in the gospels, how does this affect historical claims about Jesus?