The following chronological
order of the New Testament books is based on the opinions of several hundred
conservative and liberal scholars.
The listing of individual scholars and their dates for each book of the New
Testament is provided in the links atwww.errantskeptics.org/DatingNT.htm
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(1) John Mark - John was his Hebrew name and
Mark his Latin name.
(2) Author unknown. Opinions include Luke, Paul, Barnabas, Apollos,
Priscilla and Aquila.
(3) John the Apostle or John the Elder. The evidence is strongest for the
(4) There is a pronounced difference between scholars for the book of James,
and so we have excluded the scholars with higher dates from Modified James.