After all the background I gave yesterday, I can now give a succinct answer to the question that was raised by a reader. Here it is again.
I was surprised to see that, in the Didache, the form of the Golden Rule is in the negative. I’ve read that the positive formulation in the Sermon on the Mount may be original to Jesus. If the Didache used Matthew as a source, how does one account for that reversion?
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