By Christopher Tuckett
There has lately been robust aid for the speculation that, opposite to the previously accredited view that Mark's gospel was once the 1st to be written, Mark was once in truth the final synoptic gospel to seem. This booklet is a close exam of the arguments used to help this view, which constitutes a revival of that recommend through J. J. Griesbach on the finish of the eighteenth century. due to the fact that Markan precedence and the Two-Document speculation were simple presuppositions for a lot smooth gospel learn, all makes an attempt to query them has to be taken very heavily. Dr Tuckett does this through investigating the redactional job each one speculation presupposes, and by way of then asking which resource idea presents the main rational and constant account of the redactional procedure.