which the traditional Augustinian hypothesis cannot.
The traditional view is represented by the Augustinian hypothesis, ..
A documentary relationship may be either direct orindirect. The hypothesis of direct dependence ()holds that one evangelist knew and used to the gospel ofanother. One example of direct dependence is thetraditional Augustinian Hypothesis, which holds thatMatthew was first, followed by Mark who used Matthew, andthen by Luke who used both Matthew and Mark. Indirectdependence ( )posits that at least two of the evangelists have used acommon written source.
Augustinian hypothesis - Wikipedia
The Augustinian hypothesis addresses certain fundamental points of contention surrounding the , such as how reliable the tradition is, which gospel was written first, whether there were other unknown sources behind the gospels, to what extent, if any, the gospels were , and to what extent the gospels were altered between the time they were originally written and the time the first surviving manuscripts appear. These and other matters are raised and alternate resolutions proposed by proponents of competing hypotheses, such as the , its related , the , and others.