James the Little
As to James "the Short," I love it! But seriously, what if, in fact,
you were right?? Still looks like a slam, doesn't it?
BTW, I apologize for not finishing your posting of 12/3 before printing
it off -- you did respond to my question about the Big Three -- the overlook
was not intentional. Regarding intentionality on the part of Mark, I am
hesitant since I haven't found a persuasive motive for the splitting-off of
historic personages. Use of different sources seems to me most likely at this
"Biblical Scholars 'Know' Better"