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Answered by Erika Christiansen on Fri, Sep 17, 2021 6:47 AM
John's is the only one of the four not considered among the Synoptic Gospels (i.e., those presenting a common view). Although the Gospel is ostensibly written by St.John the Apostle, “the beloved disciple” of Jesus, there has been considerable discussion of the actual identity of the author.John's is the only one of the four not considered among the Synoptic Gospels
The gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke are referred to as the synoptic Gospels because they include many of the same stories, often in a similar sequence and in similar or sometimes identical wording. They stand in contrast to John, whose content is largely distinct.
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(i.e., those presenting a common view). Although the Gospel is ostensibly written by St.John the Apostle
John the Apostle
Letters of John, abbreviation John, three New Testament writings, all composed sometime around 100 ce and traditionally attributed to St. John the Apostle, son of Zebedee and disciple of Jesus. The author of the first letter is not identified, but the writer of the second and third calls himself “presbyter” (elder).