Dating gospel of mark

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Negative critical scholars strengthen their own views as they separate the actual events from the writings by as much time as possible.

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Because of the dominance of Roman customs across their empire, though, the existence of such Latinisms really doesn’t require that Mark was written in Rome.

It’s quite plausible that people in even the most distant provinces could have become used to using Roman terms for soldiers, money, and measurement.

When the New Testament was written is a significant issue, as one assembles the overall argument for Christianity.

Confidence in the historical accuracy of these documents depends partly on whether they were written by eyewitnesses and contemporaries to the events described, as the Bible claims.

Supporters of early dating also need to make sufficient room between Mark and the writing of Matthew and Luke, both of which they also date early — as early as 80 or 85 CE.

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