Re: [Synoptic-L] Markan Priority and Matthean Fatigue
- On April 25, 2001, Stephen Carlson wrote:
> 4. James was executed c. 42 (cf. Ac12:2). Does anybody know whatAt the risk of telling you what you already know:
> happened to John the son of Zebedee?
C. K. Barrett's commentary on John discusses both the "standard"
Irenaeus tradition (2nd ed., p. 100) and a numer of alternative
traditions about John, son of Zebedee, including the tradition that he
was martyred (pp. 103-104), in his discussion of the authorship of the
Fourth Gospel. Barrett concludes "we have no certain knowledge of the
movements of John in his later years (105).
Kenneth A. Olson
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of History
2115 Francis Scott Key Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
I am too much of a skeptic to deny the possibility of anything - T.H.
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