Term used in Scripture studies, especially of the four Gospels, to designate:
  1. an explanation of differences found in various accounts of the same events
  2. a combination of all four Gospels into one continuous narrative of which a good example is H. Beauclerk's "Jesus: A Diatessaron" (London, 1896)
  3. an arrangement of the Gospels, each in proper narrative, according to historical order
  4. New Catholic Dictionary

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