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Allison presents on the non-apocalyptic views of Jesus of using Q and Thomas as their main sources. He argues that these sources could not be used as evidence because first, Q’s “earliest version” as non-apocalyptic is a hypothetical stretch upon a hypothetical document. Thomas’s sayings merely present that there were multiple competing views at that time. Allison also ties Jesus’ apocalyptic teaching to John the Baptist, the synoptic gospels, and the pre-Easter followers of Jesus proclaiming His ressurrection.