By Maurice Casey

This 1999 booklet was once the 1st to take advantage of the entire Aramaic useless Sea Scrolls to reconstruct unique Aramaic assets from components of Mark's Gospel. The scrolls enabled the writer to revolutionize the technique 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 out there, demonstrating that those assets are thoroughly exact money owed from the ministry of Jesus, from early sabbath disputes to his ultimate Passover. An account of the interpretation strategy is given, exhibiting 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 really early date for those assets is proposed, implying a date of c. forty CE for Mark's Gospel.

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