An Aramaic Approach to Q: Sources for the Gospels of Matthew by Maurice Casey

By Maurice Casey

this can be the 1st publication to envision the Aramaic size of Q because the Aramaic lifeless Sea scrolls made such paintings extra possible. Maurice Casey offers an in depth exam of key passages in Matthew and Luke's gospels, demonstrating that they used diversified Greek translations of an Aramaic resource, that are reconstructed. He overturns the normal version of Q as a unmarried Greek record, and indicates that Jesus acknowledged every little thing within the unique Aramaic resource. extra research of different gospel passages indicates the evangelists enhancing a Greek translation of an Aramaic resource. On one, it may be proven that Mark utilises a special Aramaic resource. a fancy version of Q is therefore proposed. Casey argues that Aramaic assets in the back of a part of Q are of tremendous early date, and may give a contribution considerably to the hunt for the ancient Jesus.

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