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2967Re: New Ending to the Gospel of Mark?

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  • Roger Pearse
    Feb 27, 2007
      --- In textualcriticism@yahoogroups.com, "Peter M. Head" <pmh15@...>
      > At 14:45 26/02/2007, Tim wrote:
      > >Years ago my New Testament lecturer, Dr Richard K. Moore, suggested
      > >that the reason for the abrupt ending of Mark is that all surviving
      > >copies stem from a codex which had lost its final leaf or leaves. (I
      > >don't know whether the idea originates with him.)
      > It doesn't originate with him, it has been suggested for quite a
      > while (can't document the originator at the moment though).

      I vaguely associate the idea with C.H.Roberts, "Birth of the Codex",
      but I haven't got it here to check.

      All the best,

      Roger Pearse
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