Explain how and why Matthew may have edited Mark’s Gospel. Use the following two sets of passages to support your claim. According to course materials (Bible, textbook, digital materials linked below, etc.):
1. How and why would Matthew have edited Mark 6:45-52 contrasted with Matthew 14:25-27,32-33?
2. How and why would Matthew have edited Mark 9:2-10 contrasted with Matthew 17:1-13?
Be sure to distinguish between paraphrase and direct quotes. Type a 350 word paper using MLA formatting. Submit the completed assignment to the appropriate Dropbox by no later than Sunday 11:59 PM EST/EDT of Module 5.
Resource that can be used : Martin, Dale. New Testament History and Literature ( New Testament History and Literature) New Haven : Yale University Press, 2012,pp. 106-108.
Resource that can be used: Barton, John and John Muddiman The Gospels Oxford U. Pr., 2010 p.56