5270Re: [Synoptic-L] The Critical Edition of Q
- Nov 26 1:52 PMSteven Craig Miller wrote:
> Gesh ... does the title really deserve such nitpicking? Perhaps I'mPerhaps there is something of "disgust" in my objection, but it is not a
> mistaken, but it seemed to me that some of the criticism I read directed
> against the title of this book, "The Critical Edition of Q," was merely a
> not-so-veiled partisan disgust for another book on the Q hypothesis.
disgust for yet another book about Q. It is a disgust for another book
written from the James M. Robinson viewpoint, in which Q is regarded as a
perfectly secure hypothesis, with an uncritical disdain for those of us who
still regard the Synoptic Question as an open one. If this book had been
written by the European community of Q scholars, it would not have been
called a "critical edition," because only the North Americans are pretending
that Q has established beyond all doubt.
All I'm asking is for North American Q scholars to come down off their high
John C. Poirier
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