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Bibil Identifier bibil:236143
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) "Cut in two", Part 2: Reconsidering the redaction of Q 12:42−46
Author Howes, Llewellyn
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 71, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2015
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2015
Year (Copyright) 2015
Year (Reference) 2015
Language English
Pages - Pages
Genre Original
Notes 7 pages online
Abstract In his influential 1987 monograph, Kloppenborg identified three layers in the Sayings Gospel Q: the "formative stratum" (or Q¹), the "main redaction" (or Q²), and the "final recension" (or Q³). He ascribed the cluster of sayings in Q 12:39–59 to the main redaction. Within this cluster appears the parable of the loyal and wise slave (Q 12:42–46). In my view, some portions of this parable actually originate with the formative stratum. The aim of the current article is to reconsider the redactional make-up of this parable by appealing to Kloppenborg’s own criteria for distinguishing between Q1 and Q2, including those of "characteristic forms", "characteristic motifs" and "implied audience".
DOI 10.4102/hts.v71i1.2938
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Synoptic Gospels : Logia (Q)
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Parable
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