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The Four-Fold Gospel - Enhanced Version
This mixture of gospel harmony (a comparison of identical stories from each of the gospels, placed in chronological order) and commentary (a verse-by-verse analysis of a passage) by John William McGarvey is a highly technical but incomparably useful guide to the biblical Gospels. McGarvey, a serious student of the Bible and author of many other commentaries, is at his best ...more
Kindle Edition, 814 pages
(first published 1914)
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Aug 19, 2013 James rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
This book is a great Gospel harmony from a wonderful Christian scholar. Getting the chronology straight in your mind from the four accounts of Jesus' earthly ministry can be somewhat of a challenge, but it's very helpful in understanding the Bible. A good harmony of the Gospels is the answer, and there's a number of good ones available. McGarvey's is as good as they come and better than most. McGarvey was a leading-edge theologian in his day, and all his work is still extremely valuable today. ...more
J. W. McGarvey was one of the foremost Bible scholars of his day. This harmony of the Gospels with commentary given by him and Philip Pendleton is a fine work. It is good to see the honesty of each man as they offer notes where they disagree and why they disagree. I've used this book for years as a reference. But this is the first time I've read it cover to cover as one would any other book. This is a resource that should be in the library of any serious Bible student. ...more