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How can the gospels use omniscient narration?

The "omniscient narrator" style is not unique to the Gospels/Acts; it is abundant in ancient Roman, Greek, and Jewish writing (e.g. Tacitus, Dio Cassius, Thucydides, Josephus, all over the ...
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How can the gospels use omniscient narration?

I think there are two lines of defense. First, the authors weren't writing in a vacuum. It's entirely possible that they spoke with people that would have had first-hand knowledge. While this doesn't, ...
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