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The synoptic problem is the basis of historical critical scholarship of the gospels As a result the solution to the synoptic problem will influence ones redaction criticism and form criticism of the gospels as well as affect the quest for the historical Jesus early church history and even the text of the gospelsCarlson And the synoptic problem is an examination into the existence and nature of the literary interrelationship among the first three synoptic gospels which are Matthew Mark Luke and in the contrast with John And the synoptic gospels share a great number of parallel accounts and parables arranged in mostly the same order and told with many of the same wordsCarlson And each of those gospels has different perspectives of the events but the first three gospels have similar Style and Wording Also many of small particular problems will be doesnt make senses when people to read those gospels It is because that different writer to write their writing is for people class or level people to read And I also think that those different perspectives will cause people have skeptical to the Holy Bible and its accurately For example in the court cases it is very common for eyewitnesses to record varying testimony about the same incident However those four Gospels have different styles and details of the events it is because of each may have a different perspective of the event or even a different purpose in recording the events of Christs life And we can use the example of the Jesus Baptism to explain the synoptic problem in the New Testament gospels This is evident in the accounts of Jesus baptism found in Matthew 313-17 Mark 19-11 Luke 332-33 and John 129-32 each of the four views include different details but similar context and emphasize various aspects of that important event Matthew the writer of the first gospel was a tax collector and he was also Jesus disciple When he
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