Friday, April 1, 2011

Breaking: Lead Codices Revealed to be the Q Document

The lead codices found in Jordan have been identified as the Q document, a hypothesis no more.

Until today there was no evidence for Q except for the fact that Matthew and Luke have material in common that isn't in Mark, so this is obviously a huge find.

Read the full story here.


  1. Kudos to Bob Derrenbacker who predicted that Q would turn out to have been in codex form, which would have helped Matthew's access to all that material he re-contextualized in his Gospel. Who'd have thought that Q would have been made of lead, though?

  2. Deja vous.