Re: Q. Thomas and Hebrew Matthew
- Dear Ron (or anyone reading this):
Is this Hebrew Matthew posted online somewhere? If not, is the text short
enough so that it's feasible to scan and upload it to the files page
of this group?
I would love to have a look at it. I may end up ordering the translation
by George Howard at some point.
How interesting that there might be parallels between this Hebrew Matthew
and GoT. Of course we already know that a couple of parallels exist between
Greek Thomas and the Gospel of the Hebrews quoted by Clement of Alexandria:
"In the Gospel of the Hebrews it is written, 'Whoever marvels will rule
and whoever rules will rest.'"
"Those who seek should not stop until they find; when they find, they
will marvel. When they marvel, they will rule, and when they rule, they
> Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 17:33:10 -0600
> From: "Ron McCann" <ronmccann1@...>
> Subject: Re: Q. Thomas and Hebrew Matthew
> It seems I am going to change the subject or open a new one. That is
> because the current debate isn't fascinating, please carry on. I am
> because I am flummoxed and perplexed by some stuff I am looking at.
> the list members can shed some light on it.
> I started looking at George Howard's Hebrew Gospel of Matthew (Mercer
> University Press, 1995 Second Edition). I dipped into this because
> reports that Howard had found 22 correspondences between Thomas and
> wording used in Hebrew Matthew, which were NOT FOUND in cannonical
> .They are sound. The Thomas-Matthew connection was put "at play".
> There is
> undoubtely some commonality. How to resolve it?
> While dancing to the accepted scholarly reprise, merrilly on this
> Quest, I
> bumped into something. That is the only justification I can use to
> this matter on a Thomas-Focused list. My Hebrew Matthew--Thomas mussings
> will have to wait for a later time.
> Might I have permission to raise to raise an " Off Topic" issue.
> So bear with me