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The first three evangelists, Matthew, Mark, and Luke. They are so named because they follow the same general plan and reflect great similarity in the events related and even in literary expression. They offer the same comprehensive view of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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