Aramaic Sources of Mark's Gospel (Society for New Testament by Maurice Casey

By Maurice Casey

This 1999 ebook used to be the 1st to take advantage of all of the Aramaic useless Sea Scrolls to reconstruct unique Aramaic assets from elements of Mark's Gospel. The scrolls enabled the writer to revolutionize the method of such paintings, and to reconstruct entire passages which he interpreted of their unique cultural context. The passages from which assets are reconstructed are Mark 9.11-13; 2.23-3.6; 10.35-45; and 14.12-26. an in depth dialogue of every passage is on the market, demonstrating that those assets are thoroughly exact debts from the ministry of Jesus, from early sabbath disputes to his ultimate Passover. An account of the interpretation procedure is given, displaying how difficulties in Mark's textual content arose from the trouble of translating a few Aramaic expressions into Greek, together with the notoriously tough 'son of man'. a truly early date for those resources is proposed, implying a date of c. forty CE for Mark's Gospel.

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