David Inglis wrote, and Wieland Willker answered :
> > 1) If a late 2nd century harmonizer created the majority of the
> > variants in D, how could these same variants have been known to
> > Polycarp and Marcion in the first half of the 2nd century?
> Well, how many and what variants are known from Polycarp and Marcion?
> And I don't see a problem here. It is possible that the creator (or
> creators) of the D-text took over some variants from a text similar to
> Marcion's. Either he/they did this deliberately or simply because they where
> present in one of their sources. We don't know. It is also possible that his
> starting point was a text which could be labeled "moderately Western". Where
> this text originated, again nobody knows. The D-text has probably quite a
> complicated history and the four Gospels as they are in it came together
> probably not at the very beginning of it.
Do you have authorities for that ?
And if not, may you give arguments supporting your views ?
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