Explain how and why Matthew may have edited Mark’s Gospel. Use the following two sets of passages to support your claim.
According to course materials (Bible, textbook, digital materials linked below, etc.):
1. How and why would Matthew have edited Mark 6:45-52 contrasted with Matthew 14:25-27,32-33?
2. How and why would Matthew have edited Mark 9:2-10 contrasted with Matthew 17:1-13?
Be sure to distinguish between paraphrase and direct quotes. Type a 350-750 word paper using MLA formatting.
Resources for this paper:
New Testament History and Literature by Martin (2012), pp. 106-108.
The Gospels by Barton and Muddiman (2010), p. 56.