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Excavating Q

The History and Setting of the Sayings Gospel

John S. Kloppenborg, Stefan John (Preface by), Michael Andreas (Preface by)


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In this tour de force, the author offers a comprehensive introduction to the study of Q, the collection of Jesus' sayings long hypothesized as the source for the canonical gospels of Matthew and Luke. Part I deals with the methods for studying Q, their presuppositions, and a survey of current research. Part II addresses more theological and theoretical issues relevant to the Synoptic Problem, Q as a document, its redaction, and its social setting.

Augsburg Fortress Publishing, 9780800626013, 560pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2000