Re: "a" or "the" ?? (Mark 15.39)

From: Jonathan Robie (
Date: Fri Mar 27 1998 - 19:21:42 EST

Jim West wrote:

>Lets all be careful lest we assume that Mark is reporting
>actual historical events.
The interpretation of the language used in this phrase is rather
independent of whether the events were actually historical. Does anybody
doubt that Mark at least portrayed these events as historical, and would
use forms of expression appropriate to reporting actual historical events?


Jonathan Robie

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