According to “The Da Vinci Code”, Q is a hidden document, “a book of Jesus’ teachings, possibly written in his own hand.” The truth is, Q is nothing more than a scholarly theory! Q, from the German Quelle or “source,” is the hypothesis proposed by some scholars to explain why the Gospels of Matthew and Luke share so many of Jesus’ teachings. The idea is that, as the authors of Matthew and Luke developed their Gospels, they used a common document—now lost—that summarized Jesus’ teachings. So, even if this document did exist at some point, the document’s content as far from scandalous; it would have been simply the teachings of Jesus.
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