Re: [Synoptic-L] Theory Types
- At 05:44 PM 2/4/2009, Stephen C. Carlson wrote:
>On Feb 4, 2009 8:45 PM, E Bruce Brooks <brooks@...> wrote:Stephen,
> >Stephen himself, on the page above cited, calls 2SH "dominant," and lists
> >Griesbach (in America) and FGH (in England) as its main alternatives. Is
> >on reflection, disposed to change those characterizations?
>I wrote that over ten years ago. Since then, William Farmer and David
>Dungan had died and Mark Goodacre moved to Duke. John Kloppenborg and
>his colleagues have written several articles against Farrer but nothing
>really new against Griesbach. So, I'd say that the Farrer theory has
>become the main alternative now, even in America.
I'm not sure I understand the logic here. Is it
* If no one's beating it anymore, then it must really be a dead horse
* If someone is beating it, then it must be alive and therefore the
My first thought -- without thinking of the history of criticism-- was that
if no one's arguing against Griesbach any more, then maybe Griesbach has
Perhaps a different metric is needed here.
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