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5228Re: [Synoptic-L] The Critical Edition of Q

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  • Stephen C. Carlson
    Nov 23, 2000
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      At 07:42 PM 11/23/00 +0000, Brian E. Wilson wrote:
      >Stephen Carlson wrote --
      >>Its apparatus is designed to document the method and
      >>judgments of the IQP team in their reconstruction of Q. For
      >>example, the CEQ includes sigla for delimiting the discrete
      >>"variation units" the IQP used for analyzing the Q text.
      >The language being used here seems to suggest that the IQP have in fact
      >been reconstructing Q and that there is an existing text of Q. Is this
      >not rather begging the question of whether Q ever existed?

      I believe that I have accurately characterized the CEQ. I am
      fully aware that Q is hypothetical and I am not interested in
      getting into word games about it.

      Stephen Carlson
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