Re: [Synoptic-L] Minor Agreements
- On 26 June 2011 07:04, E Bruce Brooks <ebbrooks@...> wrote:
> I think I earlier promised to demonstrate something about the MinorThe Minor Agreements as usually defined also include agreements in
> Agreements. But that was on the assumption that doing so would give me an
> edge over Q-type hypotheses, which as far as I know account for what might
> be called the Major Agreements, but leave untouched the Minor Agreements
> (identity of wording between Mt/Lk against Mk, but at the word or phrase
omission and agreements in order.
> Some of those agreements are corrections of Mk's Greek, whichIt is true that many two-source theorists will argue for independent
> perhaps anyone, or any three, might have made independently.
redaction for many of the MAs, but other factors evoked include
textual assimilation and influence from Q.
> But I have inThe Mustard Seed is usually classified as Mark-Q overlap and not minor
> mind something more substantial, like the Parable of the Mustard Seed,
agreement. The agreement in order (pairing with the Leaven) as well as
the agreements in wording incline Q theorists towards inclusion in Q.
> whereFor Q theorists, Luke is following Q here, though he has some
> Lk begins with phrasing that is close to Mk, but ends (as does Mt) with the
> idea that birds can make nests in the resulting mustard tree (Mk, with
> greater botanical accuracy, has them nest in its shade). So the Lk version
> is indebted to Mk at the beginning, as no one finds problematic, but it also
> agrees with Mt at the end, in a matter of substance and not of diction,
> which I think DOES cause a problem.
reminiscence in the introductory framing from Mark.
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