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An apocryphal variant in Macarius

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The "Sermons and Letters" of the Syrian mystic Macarius (4th century) have recently been published. This chapter discusses a passage, and there are several variations of this Saying in other passages of Macarius. These are somewhat different from each other. It would seem more probable that the variants are traditional and extracanonical. A comparison with some Jewish texts shows that this Saying of Jesus refers to a typically Jewish problem. The chapter examines some special features concerning the tradition of this Saying. The Gospel version of the Pseudo-Clementines is not a direct and pure quotation from the Jewish Christian tradition, but a mixture of the synoptics with this tradition.

Keywords: Gospel; Jewish Christian tradition; Jewish texts; Macarius; Pseudo-Clementines; Syrian mystic

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