(Fwd) Re: Thomasine discussions
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From: Self </S Davies>
Subject: Re: Thomasine discussions
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 1998 18:44:06
Jim West wrote:
> >Jesus sayings/traditions > Q > Syn/Thomas > John (!). Along the way eachI don't think you should keep seeing it that way. NOBODY else thinks
> >adding material intended to make the Jesus tradition a living one to their
> >own respective communities.
> >Thats how I see it- and how the material seems to flow (IM(very)HO).
Q underlies Thomas or vice versa. Or that Thomas has any literary
relationship to John. And only a very few think the synoptics somehow
literarily underly John. So you have kinda backed yourself in a
corner where your ideas are verging on the wacko.
Professor of Religious Studies
College Misericordia, Dallas, Pennsylvania, USA
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