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Synoptic   /sɪnˈɑptɪk/   Listen
Synoptic

adjective
1.
Presenting a summary or general view of a whole.
2.
Presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially with regard to the first three gospels of the New Testament.  Synonym: synoptical.



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"Synoptic" Quotes from Famous Books



... In the synoptic gospels similar recommendations appear. Charity is the New Testament told in a word. Christians read and forget it. But Christians are not philosophers. The latter are charitable because they regard evil as a part of the universal ...
— Imperial Purple • Edgar Saltus

... the proverbial sayings! What pure passion and lofty imagination stir through the pages of the greater prophets! Where are to be found letters like those of Paul? What biographies have the artless simplicity of the Synoptic Gospels, or the mystic spirituality of the Gospel according ...
— The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible • R. Heber Newton



Words linked to "Synoptic" :   same, Synoptic Gospels, synopsis



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