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Re: "auditory piracy"

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  • Antonio Jerez
    ... AMEN to each and everyone of those words of wisdom! Best wishes Antonio Jerez
    Message 1 of 25 , Jan 17, 1999
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      Leonard Maluf wrote:

      >Dear list,
      >
      > I don't know who started it, but I do hope we have seen the last for a
      >while of discourse on auditory piracy. I think it is an extremely unpromising
      >avenue to pursue, especially as an explanation for the gospels of Matthew and
      >Luke, understood as deriving from a presumed "heard" Mark. The authors of both
      >these Gospels are manifestly persons who had intimate, hands-on familiarity
      >with numerous books, and it is unlikely in the extreme that, even in the (also
      >unlikely) event that the Gospel of Mark already existed when they wrote, they
      >were reduced to the exigency of picking up what they could of it from random
      >auditory events. The theory simply doesn't merit the further exercise of our
      >collective mental resources, in my never-too-humble view. Requiescat in pace.
      >Amen.
      >
      >By the way, happy New Year, everyone!
      >
      >Leonard Maluf


      AMEN to each and everyone of those words of wisdom!

      Best wishes

      Antonio Jerez
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