Re: synoptic relations
- At 11:00 AM 10/24/98 -0600, Larry Swain wrote:
>In addition to the "Jewishness" of the gospel, the early attestation andThis appears to be an equally valid argument for Matthean priority over
>acceptance of Matthew and Matthean forms of the sayings in Christian
>writers would indicate that Matthew had been around longer than Luke.
>By itself not a strong argument, but I think that lays behind some of
Mark. For example, Matthew is more "Jewish" than Mark, but folks have
little reluctance asserting that Matthew re-Judaized Mark. On the other
hand, W. R. Farmer feels that Markan priority over Matthew violates a
sociological "mother-daughter" law.
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