Articles about Early Church History

13 Good Historical Reasons For The Early Dating Of The Gospels

Scholars are undecided on when the gospels were written. Were they written early, soon after Jesus' death? Were they written many decades, or hundreds of years, later? This question has many implications for Christian theology.

External References to the Gospel of Matthew

References to the Gospel of Matthew from the first 400 years of Christian history, including Papias, Clement, Tertullian, Origen, Polycarp, and the Didache.