Re: versions of the eucharist; Lk:22:19b-20
- On Tue, 24 Mar 1998, Richard H. Anderson wrote:
> Yuri said: > Richard, since _all_ very early Christians were Jewish, IWell, Richard, I'm not sure that it was written by a Gentile. As far as
> don't think >one > needs to wonder too hard whether or not they would
> have had serious > problems consuming blood.
> Yuri, since we are talking about the GLuke, [which in your
> opinion; Is this your opinion?] written by a Gentile to a Gentile late
> in the first century,
the audience, it was most likely a mixed audience, Jewish and Gentile
By the way, I think the earliest and rather short version of Lk would have
been written very early, perhaps ca. 60.
> do you still believe a scribe among the audienceBasically, our mss overwhelmingly attest Lk with a longer version of the
> of GLuke would have altered GLuke in the manner you have said to make
> the gospel more palatable to his Gentile audience?
eucharist. So this would have been the gospel as "promulgated officially",
perhaps early in the 2nd century. But it proved troublesome for some
congregations, and hence was abridged a little. So this is my position.
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