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by perseusomega9
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 'The Gospel of Mark in Sahidic Coptic: new insights'
Replies: 7
Views: 559

Re: 'The Gospel of Mark in Sahidic Coptic: new insights'

and here I thought it was the redacted Mueller report
by perseusomega9
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Rules of Historical Reasoning
Replies: 257
Views: 48622

Re: Rules of Historical Reasoning

It seems James McGrath has dirtied himself and decided to comment on this discussion.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/religionp ... qus_thread
by perseusomega9
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Romans 1:1-5
Replies: 48
Views: 18338

Re: Romans 1:1-5

indubitably
by perseusomega9
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Romans 1:1-5
Replies: 48
Views: 18338

Re: Romans 1:1-5

Yes, having more than 2 brain cells.
by perseusomega9
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Romans 1:1-5
Replies: 48
Views: 18338

Re: Romans 1:1-5

I am absolutely certain the Marcionite form is not the earliest form. My reasons are explained here, in details: http://historical-jesus.info/73.html . But I already sketched some of the main points in an earlier post. Did you read them? What difference of vocabulary? Anyway these differences can c...
by perseusomega9
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: John and Qumran: Discovery and Interpretation over Sixty Years
Replies: 4
Views: 1212

Re: John and Qumran: Discovery and Interpretation over Sixty Years

I'm also seeing a hang-up on 'gnosticism', at least as understood as a second-century platonic innovation. Trying to deny the gnosticism in early christian documents because of some sort of alleged anachronism/hellenization misses the forest for the trees. Gnosticism as seen in the 2nd century defin...
by perseusomega9
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Arimathea = Αρειμάνιος Theos?
Replies: 6
Views: 957

Re: Arimathea = Αρειμάνιος Theos?

Giuseppe wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:04 pm
If Pilate allegorizes the demiurge, then Joseph is the Serpent who defeats the demiurge by preventing, this time, that Jesus is cursed on the tree by being still on the cross for the night.
"If"
by perseusomega9
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Who was cursing Jesus and who was adoring the Lord Jesus without the holy spirit
Replies: 8
Views: 2645

Re: Who was cursing Jesus and who was adoring the Lord Jesus without the holy spirit

Those saying Jesus be cursed could be some form of adoptionists who see the prophet Jesus as bearing the Spirit onlym but not a prexistent man, so they adhere to the Christ Spirit but the man himself is not Divine.
by perseusomega9
Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Gal 1:19 : What if Paul didn't want to meet the other apostles?
Replies: 35
Views: 11020

Re: Gal 1:19 : What if Paul didn't want to meet the other apostles?

How's that arguing with Giuseppe going for you Paul?
by perseusomega9
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: What Evidence or What Suggestions Are There that Jesus Was a Shapeshifter?
Replies: 33
Views: 12522

Re: What Evidence or What Suggestions Are There that Jesus Was a Shapeshifter?

Following Ehrman's and others consideration that Jesus was an angel- Galatians 4: 13 You know that it was because of an illness that I first preached the gospel to you. 14 And although my illness was a trial to you, you did not despise me or reject me. Instead, you welcomed me as if I were an angel ...