Re: nt humor

From: Jim West (
Date: Sat Feb 07 1998 - 12:41:51 EST

At 12:10 PM 2/7/98 -0500, you wrote:

>Not wanting to start a theological debate, but assuming a minimalist position
>for the sake of argument, what color are these "humor" passages in the "Five
>Gospels"? If they are in red, even the Jesus Seminar thinks the words are from

I don't know. I am not in the Jesus Seminar, and I don't use "The Five
If I may, though, recommend a very excellent "life of Jesus" I would suggest
J. Maier's "Jesus". Two volumes are already available and Professor Maier
is working on vol 3 right now. He is thorough, brilliant, and decidedly the
most gifted writer on Jesus in our generation.

>Charles Powell



Jim West, ThD
Adjunct Professor of Bible
Quartz Hill School of Theology

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