Re: [gthomas] GThom + Q in 30 Seconds or Less
- on 8/21/00 4:29 AM, Rick Hubbard at rhubbard@... wrote:
> Imagine, if you will, a scenario in which you were given 30 seconds orWhy not quote both versions of a Q pericope where the Matt & Luke versions
> so to make a case about how GThom and Q together illuminate our
> understanding of the origins of Christianity. Imagine also that the
> audience to which you are speaking is generally uninformed about the
> discipline of historical study of Christian origins and that they are
> ignorant about both GTom and Q. Moreover, as a group, they are either
> ambivalent or hostile toward the idea of studying Christian origins in
> the first place.
are quite different and ask themwhich of these is closer to Jesus's original
words. Then either quote a GoT logion which seems more primitive than the
synoptic version, or, better still, quote one of the acceptably orthodox and
authentic-sounding unparalleled GoT parables.
30 seconds is up.
You could have told them that Q *is* in the Nt.
The first chapter of Steve Davies' NT fundamentals has some rather forceful
arguments meant to make source criticism acceptable to proponents of the
divine inspiration of the NT.