Re: [Synoptic-L] No Luke: a thought experiment about Q
- I wrote:
>> In my reconstruction, the original opening to the prayer in the sayingsChris Weimer replied:
>> source included something like Mt 6:7, which was too anti-Gentile for Mark.
>> Matthew tolerated inconsistencies so it didn't worry him. The pro-Gentile
>> Luke solved the problem by omitting the reference to the empty phrases of
>> the Gentiles.
> Do you think you can clarify a bit? How is Matthew inconsistent?Chris,
By including in his gospel anti-Gentile sayings such as Mt 6:7 and 7:6 which
I believe were in the sayings source produced by the (Jewish) Jesus
community in Jerusalem, as well as pro-Gentile statements such as Mt 8:10
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