Date of Award
Master of Theology (Th.M)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Mark 6:1-6; Mark 3:20-22, 31-35; John 7:2-8; Acts 1:13-14; Judges 9:5; 1 Corinthians 15:7; Galatians 1:18-19; Acts 1:13; Galatians 2:9; Luke 6:14f.; John 19:25; John 19:26f; Matthew 27:56; Mark 15:40; Galatians 1:19; Mark 15:40; Genesis 13:8,11; Luke 6:15-16; Matthew 1:25; Luke 2:7; Colossians 4:10; John 2:12; Matthew 13:54-56; Luke 4:16-30; John 6:42; Matthew 12:46-59; Luke 8:19-21; John 7:2-8; Amos 1:14; Galatians 1:18f; 1 Corinthians 9:5;
It is my purpose to examine these various hypotheses in the light of tradition and Scripture. Thus the theories themselves will first be discussed briefly. Next they will be examined on the basis of the references to this problem in the literature of the early Church. Finally, the Scripture passages which have a bearing on the subject will be taken up. The correct interpretation of these passages is after all the real key to the problem.
Wangerin, Norman, "The Brethren of the Lord and Their Relation to Jesus" (1949). Master of Sacred Theology Thesis. 212.
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