Aramaic Sources Of Mark's Gospel Hardback

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Aramaic Sources Of Mark's Gospel

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This was the first book to use all the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls to reconstruct original Aramaic sources from parts of Mark's Gospel. The scrolls enabled the author to revolutionize the methodology of such work, and to reconstruct whole passages which he interpreted in their original cultural context. The passages from which sources are reconstructed are Mark 9.11-13; 2.23-3.6; 10.35-45; and 14.12-26. A detailed discussion of each passage is offered, demonstrating that these sources are completely accurate accounts from the ministry of Jesus, from early sabbath disputes to his final Passover. An account of the translation process is given, showing how problems in Mark's text arose from the difficulty of translating some Aramaic expressions into Greek, including the notoriously difficult 'son of man'. A very early date for these sources is proposed, implying a date of c. 40 CE for Mark's Gospel.

Aramaic Sources Of Mark's Gospel by Maurice Casey was published by Cambridge University Press in January 1999 and is our 61591st best seller. The ISBN for Aramaic Sources Of Mark's Gospel is 9780521633147.

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Page last updated 15th December 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherCambridge University Press (January 1999)
Number of Pages290
Thickness21 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code1007671
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