Author: Alec J. Lucas

Alec J. Lucas teaches in the Biblical and Theological Studies Department at North Park University. He holds a Ph.D. in Theology, with an emphasis in New Testament and Early Christianity, from Loyola University Chicago.

Review: Edward Adams’, Parallel Lives of Jesus: A Guide to the Four Gospels

[1] Edward Adams has written an excellent introduction to the canonical Gospels. His introduction is at once easy to understand and yet sophisticated in its methodology. Building upon the emerging scholarly consensus that the Gospels, in terms of genre, are best understood as ancient biographies, similar to Plutarch’s Parallel Lives of Greeks and Romans, Adams […]