Biblical Studies | Gospels | historical Jesus | Jesus Christ

Kenneth E. Bailey’s theory of “informal controlled oral tradition” developed further

Of the several hundred books and articles that I have worked on over the last few years there is one that stands out to me: Kenneth E. Bailey, “Informal Controlled Oral Tradition and the Synoptic Gospels,” Asia Journal of Theology 5 (1991): 34-54. = Themelios 20.2 (1995): 4-11. Writing with the unique insight into Palestinian…