Farrer, Austin Marsden
- (1904–68)Primarily a philosophical theologian at Oxford; but Farrer turned his attention to NT studies and enjoyed a considerable influence as lecturer and preacher. He argued that in place of the Q hypothesis it is more reasonable to hold that Luke used Matthew. Farrer wrote on the gospel of Mark, believing the author to be a creative theologian who interpreted the work of Jesus in the light of the OT by means of a complicated scheme of typology. Writing particularly on Revelation [[➝ revelation]] he maintained that religious truth can best be communicated to human intelligences through images.
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