Re: [Synoptic-L] New Book on the Synoptic Problem
- In a message dated 7/3/1999 9:38:32 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
I found out that the following book is about to poublished:
The Synoptic Problem and Q : Selected Studies from Novum Testamentum
(Brill's Readers in Biblical Studies, 4)
by David E. Orton (Compiler)
Hardcover (June 1999)
Brill Academic Publishers; ISBN: 9004113428
Not Yet Available: You may still order this title.
We will ship it to you when it is released by the publisher.
Does anybody on the list know anything about it?
>>I haven't seen this particular volume of that series, but I have seen a
couple of the other volumes that are already out (apparently they are to be
published just in paper-back format), and I think they will be very useful.
An editor has selected the best articles from Novum Testamentum, since its
inception, on a given topic. I believe only English articles are chosen, but
in the volume on the Gospel of Luke, which I have seen, there is an
introductory article which lists the German articles from the same periodical
that would have been included had the policy been to include them. (I have
seen the volume of the series on the Gospel of Luke, which has really
interesting essays, a number of them by Dutch scholars who are quite original
in their approach and perhaps not that well known in the States).
Oh, I believe David Orton also edits the volume on Luke. Perhaps he edits all
the volumes. I would highly recommend his own book on Matthew against the
background of the apocalyptic scribe (published in the early 90's, if I am