That’s some, um, dudes there.
Anyway, Anthony Le Donne has suggested that those interested in social-memory (I am, especially when it comes to Mark. I figured Matthew and Luke (and John) were “remembering Mark. Also, there is no oral tradition after Mark) could focus on a variety of issues dealing with Justin’s star pupil.
I think that harmonization has little to do with memory but a lot to do with the Greco-Roman canon. I’ll need to do more with that, but there it is. Of course, I think Mark’s ending leads to Matthew, and Luke takes his cue for canon from Matthew. And there is John’s ending which by all
Wait. I’ll stop there on that one.
I would like to see how the Diatessaron shaped memory, however.
Umm…. Anyway, take a gander at the post.