Christian Texts and History • Re: Did Jesus say do not swear oaths (Mt 5:33-37)?

By Michael BG Ben C. Smith wrote:andrewcriddle wrote:FWIW I tend to think it more likely that Clement knew Q or oral tradition rather than written Matthew or Luke.I tend to agree (with the possible substitution of “catechetical materials” for “Q”). This was the conclusion in The New Testament in the Apostolic Fathers of …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: Did Jesus say do not swear oaths (Mt 5:33-37)?

By Michael BG Ben C. Smith wrote:andrewcriddle wrote:FWIW I tend to think it more likely that Clement knew Q or oral tradition rather than written Matthew or Luke.I tend to agree (with the possible substitution of “catechetical materials” for “Q”). This was the conclusion in The New Testament in the Apostolic Fathers of …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: Did Jesus say do not swear oaths (Mt 5:33-37)?

By Michael BG Ben C. Smith wrote:andrewcriddle wrote:FWIW I tend to think it more likely that Clement knew Q or oral tradition rather than written Matthew or Luke.I tend to agree (with the possible substitution of “catechetical materials” for “Q”). This was the conclusion in The New Testament in the Apostolic Fathers of …read more