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by arnoldo
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Classical Texts and History
Topic: Alexander the Great
Replies: 0
Views: 1023

Alexander the Great

by arnoldo
Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Transfiguration == original crucifixion in the Earliest Gospel
Replies: 22
Views: 8371

Re: Transfiguration == original crucifixion in the Earliest Gospel

Giuseppe wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:53 pm
According to Michael Lockwood, the following episode from Buddhist myth is the source of the Transfiguration episode:
Phillip Jenkins explores the interaction of Christianity and Buddhism in his book The Lost History of Christianity.
by arnoldo
Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Who is John Mark?
Replies: 84
Views: 11781

Re: Who is John Mark?

While I've heard of John Mark, I've never thought about him before, and now I'm curious to see what there is to see about him and let the chips fall where they may. As far as the NT goes, it looks like he is only mentioned in Acts, and as far as Acts goes I bring some presumptions to the table. For...
by arnoldo
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Was "Mark", just as Apollos, learned in paulinism?
Replies: 67
Views: 15961

Re: Was "Mark", just as Apollos, learned in paulinism?

Giuseppe wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:40 am
It is clear here, per above, that the followers of Apollos claimed, as such, to be not of this world, i.e. not of the creator of this world, of the evil demiurge. .
THE DEMIURGE.
by arnoldo
Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Grateful Dead
Replies: 115
Views: 184591

Re: Grateful Dead

4279gr0nE7w Look out, 'cause here comes some free advice Walk in the sunshine Watch for the bright sign Be all the things you're able to be You got to listen to the heavens You got to try and understand The greatness of their movement is just as small as it is grand Try not to hurry It's just not y...
by arnoldo
Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Was "Mark", just as Apollos, learned in paulinism?
Replies: 67
Views: 15961

Re: Was "Mark", just as Apollos, learned in paulinism?

Was Apollos learned in philoinism [sic]?
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by arnoldo
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 1 Clement
Replies: 14
Views: 6421

Re: 1 Clement

FWIW, the Shepherd of Hermas has a passage regarding a "Clement." Thou shalt therefore write two little books, and shalt send one to Clement, and one to Grapte. So Clement shall send to the foreign cities, for this is his duty; while Grapte shall instruct the widows and the orphans. But thou shalt r...
by arnoldo
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: THE DEMIURGE
Replies: 9
Views: 5331

Re: THE DEMIURGE

δημιουργός one who works for the people, a skilled workman, handicraftsman, of medical practitioners, of sculptors. in some Peloponnesian states, the name of a magistrate. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/morph?l=δημιουργός&la=greek#lexicon This seems to be a form of cognitive dissonances with l...