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by DCHindley
Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The seventy weeks of Daniel 9.24-27.
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: The seventy weeks of Daniel 9.24-27.

I have some fairly good information on how Daniel's seventy weeks were interpreted by later Jewish and Christian exegetes. But I have read and reread the relevant verses since my childhood and I am still not sure what they themselves are trying to say from the authorial perspective of Daniel Ben, I...
by DCHindley
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: OT apocrypha quotations in the NT?
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: OT apocrypha quotations in the NT?

Thanks Ken Olson. As far as I know as well there are only allusions, but I don't know where to look tbh. 1 Enoch is a pseudepigraphon and not an apocryphon. If you don't mind dusting off scholarly tomes electronically, search for a 2 volume set by R. H. Charles called Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha o...
by DCHindley
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The seventy weeks of Daniel 9.24-27.
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: The seventy weeks of Daniel 9.24-27.

Well, It was necessary to put together a rather detailed breakdown of what exactly is said to be going on in (most) all of its elemental levels. Masoretic [/b] RSV [/b] Old Greek [/b] NETS Old Greek [/b] Theodotion [/b] NETS Theodotion [/b] 24a ‏שָׁבֻעִ֨ים שִׁבְעִ֜ים נֶחְתַּ֥ךְ 24a "Seventy weeks of...
by DCHindley
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 'Judas of Nazareth' by Daniel Unterbrink
Replies: 89
Views: 2354

Re: 'Judas of Nazareth' by Daniel Unterbrink

Now I do think that Judas the Galilean of War 2.118, who "was a teacher of a peculiar sect of his own, and was not at all like the rest of their leaders," is the same as Judas, a Gaulonite from the city of Gamala in Ant 18.4 & 9, but called Judas the Galilean in 18.23, said to have been the author,...
by DCHindley
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Many will come in my name.
Replies: 40
Views: 1011

Re: Many will come in my name.

If we assume that the suetonian "impulsore Chresto " was really an "impulsore Christo ", then we have someone who claimed that the "Christ" was (coming?) in Rome under Claudius. Mark may allude to the evidence of messianic apocalypticism among the Christians in Rome as itself a sign of the his mess...
by DCHindley
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Van Der Lans & Bremmer on first uses of the name Christians
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: Van Der Lans & Bremmer on first uses of the name Christians

Birgit van der Lans is so much more than "another pretty face" (I refer to her academia.edu icon).

Her scholarship is very impressive.

Look at her other articles posted at academia.edu, and be prepared to download several of them.

DCH
by DCHindley
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The date of 2 Thessalonians.
Replies: 76
Views: 4023

Re: The date of 2 Thessalonians.

I think we cannot rule out, assuming original letters that had been edited by a later (re-)publisher (as I do), you can have both 1) references that only make sense if the temple was still standing, and 2) others that mock Judeans and their sacrificial system, which suggests that the temple sacrific...
by DCHindley
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Who is 'the Teacher of Righteousness"?
Replies: 64
Views: 1399

Re: Who is 'the Teacher of Righteousness"?

DCH (apologies to both SA & BCS for the silly connection, made for the purpose of making a little fun at the phenomenon of "parallelomania" in bib crit. I personally have been spared, although my forehead seems to be getting bigger over the ages, which I am pretty sure is not due to my head being o...
by DCHindley
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Any theories as to who Marcus Pompeius is?
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: Any theories as to who Marcus Pompeius is?

There is certainly something amiss here. Justin's First Apology is typically dated to roughy 155-160 ad, with Dialogue making casual reference to it. Yet the discourse contained therein is written to have taken place ca. 135-145 ad. Indeed, in chapter 80, Justin tells of Trypho his intent of record...
by DCHindley
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Who is 'the Teacher of Righteousness"?
Replies: 64
Views: 1399

Re: Who is 'the Teacher of Righteousness"?

At least with Trumpism the underlying irrationality and appeal to disinformation can be explained as only a tool for something more core to human behavior (racism, sexism, greed, resentment, hatred of humanity, undesirable people who can't get laid etc). That I get. Will to power, the big lie - we'...