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Andris Abakuks

Visiting Research Fellow

MA (Cantab), MA (Lond), DPhil (Sussex), CStat

Research Interests

The application of probability and statistics to problems in theology and New Testament studies. Currently

  • statistical aspects of the synoptic problem, that is, the study of the various hypotheses concerning the relationships among the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke
  • stylometric analysis of the Pauline and other epistles

For publications and other material relating to the synoptic problem, look at Synoptic Fragments.


Andris Abakuks

Contact details

Room: 730

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