On Dispensing with Q?: Goodacre on the Relation of Luke to Matthew

  title={On Dispensing with Q?: Goodacre on the Relation of Luke to Matthew},
  author={John S. Kloppenborg},
  journal={New Testament Studies},
  pages={210 - 236}
The case against Q depends logically on the plausibility of Luke's direct use of Matthew. Goodacre's carefully argued book contends (a) that none of the objections to the Mark-without-Q hypothesis is valid; (b) that given certain assumptions about Luke's aesthetic preferences, it is plausible that he systematically reordered the ‘Q’ material from Matthew; (c) that Luke's rearrangement of Matthew shows as much intelligence and purposefulness as Matthew's; and (d) that certain features of the ‘Q… 

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