Sarah Ruden: (More than a) Footnote

Footnote from Sarah Ruden's The Gospels
Sarah Ruden – footnote from The Good News According to Maththaios (The Gospels)

Puzzle (Tension)

“Hmm – What? Did an editor’s keyboard get stuck on copy and paste, and paste, and paste? This is Sarah Ruden – it seems unlikely.”

Flips to Mark 7:1-15

Solution (Relief and Delight)

“… there are indeed five footnotes.”

It’s nice to see someone playing at work. Not since the last thing I read by Terry Pratchett has so much fun been had in a footnote.

See Also:

A thoughtful review from the New Yorker: What We Can and Can’t Learn from a New Translation of the Gospels

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