Dear Prof. K-V
Does your work on Q presuppose that Jesus taught publicly in
[As far as I know this is a position of the JS, against the
consensus of those other leading Jesus scholars that I could
check; and is for the JS a mere presupposition and not an
early critical conclusion arrived at through the
collaborative work of the whole collective. [And their work
seems to be in great measure built on your work on Q.]
If it does not, what work are you or other Q scholars doing to
relate Greek Q to Aramaic Jesus?
Jesus research has greater importance for me than does Q or
Synoptic research--though these too are of real interest. But
if no one is doing any work concerning this relationship I
will almost inevitably find Q research becoming just one item
among many in a large category entitled 'Interesting
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