By John Horman
This publication uncovers an early number of sayings, referred to as N, which are ascribed to Jesus and are just like these present in the Gospel of Thomas and in Q, a rfile believed to be a standard resource, with Mark, for Matthew and Luke. within the method, the e-book sheds mild at the literary tools of Mark and Thomas. A literary comparability of the texts of the sayings of Jesus that seem in either Mark and Thomas indicates that every tailored an prior assortment for his personal goal. Neither Mark nor Thomas continually supplies the unique or earliest type of the shared sayings; therefore, Horman states, each one used and tailored an prior resource. shut verbal parallels among the types in Mark and Thomas express that the resource was once written in Greek. Horman’s end is this universal resource is N.
This thought is new, and has implications for all times of Jesus examine. prior study on sayings attributed to Jesus has handled Thomas in a single of 2 methods: both as an self reliant flow of Jesus sayings written with no wisdom of the recent testomony Gospels and or as a later piece of pseudo-Scripture that makes use of the recent testomony as resource. This ebook rejects either perspectives.
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A Common Written Greek Source for Mark and Thomas by John Horman