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Title: Aramaic Sources of Marks Gospel
Author: Casey, Maurice
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1999
Hardcover; ISBN: 9780521633147
Volumes: 1; Pages: 288
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This book goes behind the Greek text of the Gospel of Mark and reconstructs some of its sources in the original Aramaic, the language that Jesus spoke. This work has been made possible by the publication of all the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls, which provide a basis of Jewish Aramaic for the right period. By reconstructing Aramaic sources and interpreting them in their original context, this book raises the level of proof that Jesus said and did some of the things attributed to him in our earliest sources.Reviews"... in this monograph Casey has brought before the scholarly community an important study that deserves to be considered very seriously..." Bryn Mawr Classical ReviewContentsPrefaceList of abbreviations1. State of play2. Method3. Jesus' scriptural understanding of John the Baptist's death: Mark 9.11-134. Two Sabbath controversies: Mark 2.23-3.65. The question of Jacob and John: Mark 10.35-456. Jesus' final passover with his disciples: Mark 14.12-267. ConclusionsBibliographyIndexes.