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Re: [Synoptic-L] Counter-factual: What if Farmer had embraced Farrer rather than Griesbach?

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  • Stephen Carlson
    ... That s helpful. The reasoning would then have to change to the more attentuated If he had not gotten overly enthralled with the Synoptic Problem...
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 29, 2011
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      On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Jeff Peterson <peterson@...>wrote:

      > **
      > Sander's "Intellectual Autobiography" suggests that he intended to
      > undertake a comparison of Judaism and (Pauline) Christianity from the
      > outset of his graduate studies, and that the tendencies of the Synoptic
      > tradition presented itself as a manageable dissertation topic that allowed
      > him to finish his doctorate with dispatch and get on to the larger
      > historical questions he was really interested in pursuing (
      > http://www.unc.edu/~werlin/Sanders,%20'Autobiography'.pdf, pp. 6ff). I
      > don't see any indication of disgust in that account, or in his
      > contributions to *Studying the Synoptic Gospels.*
      >

      That's helpful. The reasoning would then have to change to the more
      attentuated "If he had not gotten overly enthralled with the Synoptic
      Problem..."

      Stephen
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      Stephen C. Carlson
      Graduate Program in Religion
      Duke University


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