Dating authorship gospels
Paul Quoted Luke’s Gospel in His Letter to Timothy Paul appeared to be aware of Luke’s gospel and wrote as though it was common knowledge in about AD 63–64, when Paul penned his first letter to Timothy.
(Acts 1:1–2) It’s clear that Luke’s gospel (his “former book”) was written prior to the book of Acts.
You can’t be a true eyewitness if you weren’t even there to see what it is you said you saw!
This simple criteria is part of a four part reliability template I describe in , and reflects the California jury instructions for jurors who are asked to assess the reliability of eyewitnesses on the stand.
As a skeptic, I examined this issue related to the claims of the Gospel authors.
Matthew and John were allegedly eyewitnesses to the life of Jesus.