A simple explanation of the Synoptic Problem

If you’re an intellectually engaged, theologically minded Christian, sooner or later you’ll come across something known as the ‘Synoptic Problem’.  It’s almost unavoidable and discussions of it can get complicated very quickly.  A simple, straightforward outline can be found here:

Which theory do you think best explains the Synoptic Problem?

Lots more here:

Synoptic Problem web sites

I’m no expert but favour Matthean priority and the nonexistence of a written Q.

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