Adjective(1) presenting a summary or general view of a whole(2) presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially with regard to the first three gospels of the New Testament
(1) This description of the hostility which meets the ├ö├ç├┐righteous poor man├ö├ç├û is a prophetic description of the Passion of Christ (and one clearly in the backs of the minds of the synoptic writers).(2) As the crew goes through the checklist, a synoptic diagram of the affected system is displayed.(3) Oracles become quite different things when they are removed from live time, and viewed under a synoptic gaze in the dead time of history now passed, in closed narratives, done and dusted, with closing credits and ├ö├ç├┐The End├ö├ç├û at the end.(4) I probably felt more confident going into the synoptic paper than I did the other two papers, despite feeling like I'd forgotten everything.(5) As expected, both gastropods and bivalves show remarkably similar Ordovician diversity trajectories on a global scale, thus lending support to the synoptic model of global evolutionary faunas.(6) Philosophers used to think that the point of their discipline was to attain a synoptic vision - to see how everything hangs together.(7) John's gospel is not considered synoptic as it contains 92% unique material from the other three.(8) Anything that deals with 5000 years in one volume has to be a synoptic work, says John modestly, for however much one might fill it with scholarly referencing one can but touch the surface.(9) Some years ago, as noted above, a group of new testament scholars invited a group of secular and classical scholars to evaluate theories of synoptic dependence.(10) To belong to a place, Joyce suggests, one must have both intimate knowledge and skeptical distance, the particulate experience of the street along with the synoptic view of the map.(11) Churchland's strengths lie primarily in her synoptic view of the behavioral sciences.(12) These may or may not include the single, synoptic work that will explain B's existence and the secret of his work, and it may also help solve the mystery of B's suicide.(13) These highly Lucan traditions about Mary do not prevent him from inserting in another place the synoptic tradition valuing Mary on a different, common ground.(14) It is precisely this complex of ideas in the oldest layer of the synoptic tradition which is the object of our consideration.(15) Indeed, whether or not it was part of a collection of sayings gathered within this text, it does not explain in itself why it was kept within the synoptic composition.(16) When information and decision-making powers are distributed across many people, individual actors only see a small piece of the action, and it is hard for them to get a synoptic view of what is going on and why it is going on.
(1) synoptic table :: sinoptiko talahanayan
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