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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: 20
Views: 254

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: 20
Views: 254

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: 1737

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: 2636

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...
by arnoldo
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: On the difference between pre-70 Christians and post-70 Christians
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Re: On the difference between pre-70 Christians and post-70 Christians

. . After the 70 CE, the maximum triumph of evil was not more the Death of the Messiah, but the same destruction of the Temple by Romans . . There certainly were pre-70 AD Christians. The First Epistle of Clement also may've been written pre-70 AD according to Thomas J. Herron. https://books.google...
by arnoldo
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: On the link between Capernaum and John the Baptist
Replies: 28
Views: 1896

Re: On the link between Capernaum and John the Baptist

I entered the OP into an alleged AI chatbot and the following is part of the response. . . Are you currently in the tradition about Barabbas as criminal? I will learn that Pilate was inserted by the Judaizers in the narrative as the RELEASER the sense of PLT in hebrew of the criminal Barabbas . That...
by arnoldo
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Gerasene Swine (again) as Gentiles
Replies: 5
Views: 833

Re: Gerasene Swine (again) as Gentiles

Congratulations on having 5145 posts. . . within a few years perhaps you'll reach 10,000 posts.