Oral to Written Tradition. Life and Teaching. What happened during the lifetime of Jesus? Miracles, Parables, Death and Resurrection These things changed history and began the Christian churches. However, many people did not like JC’s message Chief Priests, Scribes, and Elders.
Apostles and disciples proclaimed what they had seen and experienced, through the Mediterranean.
Many became believers of Jesus through the apostles and disciples evangelization.
People believed that Christ would come back in their lifetime
As witnesses of JC began to die they realized that the second coming of Christ was imminent
They began to preserve the words and life of Christ in written form
This left it open to interpretation, omission, and distortions.
Formal records were needed to tell a more accurate account of Christ.