Books and Articles

Books

The Synoptic Problem: A Way Through the Maze (cover)
Mark Goodacre, The Synoptic Problem: A Way Through the Maze (London & New York: T & T Clark, 2001) [Internet Archive, available in toto in a range of formats].

Dissertations

Brian Douglas Han Gregg, The historical Jesus and the final judgment sayings in Q. PhD diss. (Theology) University of Notre Dame, 2005.

Older Works

B. H. Streeter, The Four Gospels: A Study of Origins. (London: Macmillan, 1924) – Nicely produced on-line version by Katapi Bible Resource Pages.

Bernhard Weiss, Die Quellen der synoptischen Überlieferung. (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der Altchristlichen Literatur, Dritte Reihe Band 2, Heft 3 (Band 32, Heft 3).) (Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs, 1908).

Articles

Stephen C. Carlson, “Clement of Alexandria on the “Order” of the Gospels”, New Testament Studies 47 (2001), pp. 118-25

William Farmer, “The Present State of the Synoptic Problem”, paper read to the Synoptic Problem Seminar at SNTS, Copenhagen, August 4-8 1998, reproduced on the Synoptic-L web site. This article is also available at the Two Gospel Hypothesis web site in HTML format or PDF format.

Austin Farrer, “On Dispensing With Q”, D. E. Nineham (ed.), Studies in the Gospels: Essays in Memory of R. H. Lightfoot (Oxford: Blackwell, 1955), pp. 55-88; reproduced on The Case Against Q Website.

Timothy Friedrichsen, “Critical Observations on a Team Effort — Beyond the Q Impasse — Luke’s Use of Matthew, originally given at the Sixty-third International Meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association of America held at Loyola Marymount University, August 5-8 2000; reproduced on the Synoptic-L web site; available in PDF format (previous link) or MS Word format

Jeffrey Gibson, “Testing Temptation: The Meaning of Q 11:4b”: [Pater (hmwn) ... kai] mh eisenegkhV hmaV eiV peirasmon”, prepared for the Q Section of the SBL Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, November 1998, reproduced on the Synoptic-L web site.

Francis E. Gigot, “Synoptics”, article from The Catholic Encyclopaedia of 1913.

Mark Goodacre, “Fatigue in the Synoptics”, New Testament Studies 44 (1998), pp. 45-58; reproduced on The Case Against Q Website.

Mark Goodacre, “A Monopoly on Marcan Priority? Fallacies at the Heart of Q”, Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Papers 2000 (Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Paper Series, 39; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000), pp. 538-622; reproduced on The Case Against Q Website; also available at the web page of the Synoptic Gospels Section.

Michael Goulder, “Is Q a Juggernaut?”, Journal of Biblical Literature 115 (1996), pp. 667-81; reproduced on The Case Against Q Website.

Nancy R. Heisy, “The Current State of Q”, TIC TALK 39 (1997), published electronically (Newsletter of the United Bible Societies Translation Information Clearinghouse)

Edward C. Hobbs, “A Quarter Century Without Q”, Perkins School of Theology Journal 33/4 (1980), pp. 10-19; reproduced on The Case Against Q Website.

John Kloppenborg, “On Dispensing with Q? Goodacre on the Relation of Luke to Matthew”, New Testament Studies 49/2 (2003): 210-36 (PDF)

John Kloppenborg and Robert Derrenbacker, “Self-Contradiction in the IQP? A Reply to Michael Goulder”, Journal of Biblical Literature 120 (2001): 57-76 (PDF)

Mark A. Matson, “Luke as Dialogue with Previous Gospels or From Bauckham to Baktin”, web published paper on Mark Matson’s homepage.

Mark Matson, “Luke’s Rewriting of the Sermon on the Mount”, Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Papers 2000 (Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Paper Series, 39; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000), pp. 623-650 [Or available in PDF format on Matson's homepage]

John McVay, “The Synoptic Problem”, web published article surveying current issues in the Synoptic Problem.

Robert C. Newman, “The Synoptic Problem: A Proposal for Handling Both Internal and External Evidence”, web published article.

Jeffrey Peterson, “A Pioneer Narrative Critic and His Synoptic Hypothesis: Austin Farrer and Gospel Interpretation”, Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Papers 2000 (Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Paper Series, 39; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000), pp. 651-672.

James M. Robinson, “The Real Jesus of the Sayings ‘Q’ Gospel”, address delivered at Princeton Theological Seminary, April 10, l997, published on Religion-Online.

David Seeley, “Jesus’ Death in Q”, New Testament Studies 38 (1992) 222-34. Reproduced on the Synoptic-L web site.

David Seeley, “Blessings and Boundaries: Interpretations of Jesus’ Death in Q”, Early Christianity, Q and Jesus, Semeia 55 (ed. John S. Kloppenborg; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1991) 131-46. Reproduced on the Synoptic-L web site.

Mahlon Smith, “The Canonical Status of Q”, web published article on the question of whether Q ought to be accepted into a “scholars’ canon”; published on the Jesus Seminar Forum

Dan Wallace, “The Synoptic Problem”, web published article (on the Bible Studies Foundation site) defending the Two-Source Theory, based largely on Robert Stein’s The Synoptic Problem: An Introduction. Also available in MS Word format.

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