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What is in the gospels? (Genres)

This is a rather imperfect list (some categories overlap) but one that helps us to know the kinds of material found in the gospels:

  • Infancy narratives
  • John the Baptist narratives
  • Teaching narratives
  • Parables
  • Sayings
  • Enactments and symbolic actions
  • Miracle narratives
  • Healing (and exorcism) miracles
  • Nature miracles
  • Identity stories
  • Dispute narratives
  • Passion narratives
  • Resurrection narratives

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