with the Titanic exercise are:
- Each of the evangelists
(gospel writers) wrote for a different audience, and had a different
interests and backgrounds.
- Each wrote in Greek (a
foreign language) at least 30 years after the death and Resurrection
- Matthew and Luke copied
part of their works from Mark - even mistakes in grammar and spelling!
- Matthew, Mark and Luke
are termed together the Synoptic Gospels because each gives an
overview or synopsis of the life of Jesus.
- There are a lot of similarities
between these three Gospels regarding the stories and saying of Jesus.
It is thought that Luke and Matthew were based on Mark, who in turn
based his account on eyewitness accounts and on another written source,
called Q (from the German for source) which is now lost.
we are not sure who wrote which parts.
- Your teacher will divide
you into groups.
- In your groups you are
going to work as a real Bible scholar employed by the quiz programme
to devise 10 multiple-choice questions for tonight's quiz show.
- Click here for
sources for your questions.