1. The state of play; 2. Method; 3. Scribes and pharisees: Matthew 23.23-36//Luke 11.39-51; 4. John the Baptist: Matthew 11.2-19/Luke 7.18-35; 5. Exorcism and overlapping sources. Mark 3.20-30; Matthew 12.22-32; Luke 11.14-23; 12.10; 6. Conclusions.
A compelling examination of Aramaic sources and new evidence in the quest for the historical Jesus.
MAURICE CASEY is Professor of New Testament Languages and Literature and Leverhulme Major Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham.
'... represent what is probably the most significant contribution in English to the study of the Aramaic background of the Jesus movement and the production of the Gospels since Matthew Black's An Aramaic Approach to the Gospels and Acts, first published in 1946.' Neotestamentica 'His challenge needs to be treated with the respect it deserves.' Churchman