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The synoptic problem: on Matthew's and Luke's use of Mark

Abakuks, Andris (2012) The synoptic problem: on Matthew's and Luke's use of Mark. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A 175 (4), pp. 959-975. ISSN 0964-1998.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-985X.2011.01026.x

Abstract

In New Testament studies, the synoptic problem is concerned with the relationships between the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. Assuming Markan priority, we investigate the relationship between the words in Mark that are retained unchanged by Matthew and those that are retained unchanged by Luke. This is done by mapping the sequence of words in Mark into binary time series that represent the retention or non-retention of the individual words, and then carrying out a variety of logistic regression analyses.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Embargoed until one year from publication
Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Binary time series, Generalized linear mixed model, Generalized linear model, Logistic regression, Markan priority, New Testament, Synoptic problem, Variable length Markov chain
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
Depositing User: Andris Abakuks
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2011 10:17
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:33
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/4262

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