Redaction criticism focuses on evaluating how a writer has seemingly shaped and molded a narrative to express his theological goals. Examining how Matthew and Luke used passages from Mark can give you insight into their theology and their purpose for writing their Gospel.
I. Focuses on the Particular Emphases of the Evangelist
II. Lukan Theological Emphases
A. The Importance of the Spirit
B. The Importance of Prayer
III. Matthean Theological Emphasis - Fulfillment of Scripture