be clear and well-organized essay of 300 or more words. Each of these questions requires you to pull together ideas and information from a variety of sources. They require you to interpret these sources and put them together using both your powers of imagination and critical reasoning. And they require you to make your words as clear as possible. Note that you will have to take the exam entirely from memory, without such aids as books and notes,
The Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of John each make different arguments about who Jesus is, and what he accomplished. What is the main claim about Jesus each of them makes? How does each gospel support its claims? To whom were they making their claims, and to what values among their readers do they each appeal?