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Re: [Synoptic-L] Taking Mark's Polemic Seriously

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  • Emmanuel Fritsch
    ... For Judas related to Judea, I remember that Iskarioth has been interpreted as man of Qeriot , Qerioth being a town of Juda. In that case, Juda would be
    Message 1 of 7 , Jul 25, 2001
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      > >[Ted wrote] SMark's choice of IOUDAS as the name of Jesus' betrayer
      > >was carefully
      > >designed, in my view, to symbolize the southern kingdom of Judah (IOUDAS)
      > >and its successor the province of Judaea in Mark's day.
      >
      > I still don't find this identification persuasive. To quote what I
      > posted (on the Kata Markan list) back in MarchS
      >
      > 'The suggestion that Judas represents Judaea is forced, and ignores
      > elements within the text itself!
      >
      > Before looking outside the text, we should look at the clues given
      > WITHIN the text. The above semantic parallel (IOADAS=IOUSAIA) is
      > considerably weakened by the reference to Judas the brother of Jesus
      > (Mark 6:3). Did he also represent Judaea? Would Mark use this name
      > symbolically here, but not there?

      For Judas related to Judea, I remember that 'Iskarioth' has been
      interpreted as 'man of Qeriot', Qerioth being a town of Juda. In
      that case, Juda would be the single apostle who looks related to
      Juda. But this just one among other interpretation.

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