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Q&R – Are the Gospel Narrators Reliable? Brad Jersak

Question: Are the stories and words of Jesus 'narrated' to us, like the Old Testament stories? How does that affect our reading of the four gospels and our understanding of God? Response: Thanks for the excellent question. It's very important and specifically, the style of narration is important. Here's how I would approach it: 1. First the Gospels ARE narratives. A narrative means that we have a story-line told from a particular perspective... hence, a narrator. Who the narrator is, how the narrator relates to the protagonist, who the narrator's audience is, and what agendas he'd like to put forward all impact the narration. And ...