Re: Theissen & Merz on Q
- Mark Goodacre wrote -
>Here is a nice quotation from the new book from Theissen and Merz,Ha! Ha! Thank you, Mark. I did not realize that examinations were meant
>"Q is certainly the most important source for reconstructing the
>teaching of Jesus" (Gerd Theissen & Annette Merz, *The Historical
>Jesus: A Comprehensive Guide* (ET, London: SCM, 1998), p. 29.
>A good one for anyone setting examinations.
to be such fun.
So if we reconstruct Q from certainly less important sources, we can
then reconstruct the teaching of Jesus from certainly the most important
source - Q. Well done us!
I had not previously noticed that the synoptic gospels were such
unimportant sources of the teaching of Jesus!
Thank you, again. I am still chuckling.
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