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by arnoldo
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Classical Texts and History
Topic: Pontius Pilate
Replies: 26
Views: 58596

Re: Pontius Pilate

In the Gospels, during the trial, the verb “to release” (or “to deliver” ) is associated with Pilate in a remarkable way: 4 times in Mark: Mark 15:6 Now at that feast he released unto them one prisoner, whomsoever they desired. Mark 15:9 But Pilate answered them, saying, Will ye that I release unto...
by arnoldo
Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Funny thing about Acts... (Paul's trial)
Replies: 118
Views: 20139

Re: Funny thing about Acts... (Paul's trial)

It looks like the writer of Acts perhaps added in a few references to Jesus to tie him into the story, but mostly stuck to his source. That source, contained no mention at all of a human Jesus, only mentions of a spiritual Jesus/Joshua. T he former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Je...
by arnoldo
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The probable origin of the crucifixion: Numbers 21:9
Replies: 17
Views: 8204

Synchronicity

Carl Gustav Jung gives me indirectly reason. . 400px-Brazen_Serpent_Sculpture.jpg The Christological Symbol (Brazen Serpent Sculpture), created by Italian artist, Giovanni Fantoni, stands atop Mount Nebo. It is symbolic of the bronze serpent created by Moses in the wilderness (Numbers 21:4-9) and t...
by arnoldo
Sat Oct 31, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Light on Peregrinus Proteus
Replies: 0
Views: 5869

Light on Peregrinus Proteus

Light on Peregrinus Proteus
Posted on May 9, 2011 by Roger Pearse
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by arnoldo
Sat Oct 31, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: A question about William L. Petersen
Replies: 14
Views: 9600

Re: A question about William L. Petersen

as another perhaps non native english speaker the following context clue
we are currently living through.
would appear to indicate the pre-apocalyptic period as right now.

Does this Petersen entertain and/or dismiss the idea of a 2nd century written gospel based on earlier oral traditions?
by arnoldo
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Planetary Watchers? Maybe the Gnostics Were Right
Replies: 3
Views: 3624

Re: Planetary Watchers? Maybe the Gnostics Were Right

The article reference the following picture called "The Pale Blue Dot."
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by arnoldo
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Incredible: a modern scholar has arrived independently to my same conclusion!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 12890

Tuomas Rasimus

Tuomas Rasimus has a rather impressive list of publication/studies. I'll have to read it some day. Rasimus’ current research project, The Other Christianities in the New Testament, aims at producing a new, comprehensive, and up-to-date synthesis of those forms of Christianity that are described, but...