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by arnoldo
Wed May 08, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Archeological evidence for the Flavian Hypothesis?
Replies: 85
Views: 9909

Re: Archeological evidence for the Flavian Hypothesis?

I think Jesus' whole messianic/apocalyptic/"son of-man"/"cut off Messiah"/Suffering Servant/gentle Zechariah king philosophy is a kind of Fourth Philosophy. It's just Jesus' version of it, one that ultimately seeks to accomplish the same end as other Fourth Philosophers, like Josephus says in War 6...
by arnoldo
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Archeological evidence for the Flavian Hypothesis?
Replies: 85
Views: 9909

Re: Archeological evidence for the Flavian Hypothesis?

OoVnEqNRXGY Joseph Atwill's, Caesar’s Messiah: The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus Reviewed by Robert M. Price When someone suggests that Christianity may have been a “safe,” denatured, Roman-domesticated, messianic Methadone to replace the real and dangerous messianic heroin of the Zealots, and t...
by arnoldo
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Archeological evidence for the Flavian Hypothesis?
Replies: 85
Views: 9909

Re: Archeological evidence for the Flavian Hypothesis?

The following review of Conflict at Rome: Social Order and Hierarchy in Early Christianity examines the archaeological evidence from a different perspective. It is common to relate the development of the Western episcopate to Clement of Rome and the social environment of the early church. The novelt...
by arnoldo
Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?
Replies: 29
Views: 10350

Re: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?

Weren't the gospels of Luke and Matthew written before Marcion? :eh: So the consensus. But obviously I follow the my way. :whistling: My question is what criteria is used to determine Marcion is a historica historical figure? ;) That has nothing to do with this topic. ;) Any thoughts on that? Yes, ...
by arnoldo
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?
Replies: 29
Views: 10350

Re: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?

Giuseppe wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:43 am
PontiusPilate wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:13 am
Weren't the gospels of Luke and Matthew written before Marcion? :eh:
So the consensus. But obviously I follow the my way. :whistling:
My question is what criteria is used to determine Marcion is a histerical figure? ;)
by arnoldo
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Was there a Jewish temple in ancient Egypt?
Replies: 7
Views: 5519

Re: Was there a Jewish temple in ancient Egypt?

https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-Ed-Contributors/Was-there-a-Jewish-temple-in-ancient-Egypt-318363 There were two, actually. The one on Elephantine Island, which dates to Persian times, and a second "anti-temple" in Heliopolis, Egypt, built by the son of the HP Onias, probably not too long after 16...
by arnoldo
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 'Domitian and the Persecution That Didn’t Happen'
Replies: 11
Views: 7646

Re: 'Domitian and the Persecution That Didn’t Happen'

. . . But I don't think there was a clear distinction between Jews and Christians in Domitian's time. Notice in Hegesippus above that Domitian was concerned with Jude's grandsons being "descendants of David" and feared the (Jewish) Messiah (aka "Christ") like Herod had in Mt. 2. This is illustrated...