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by perseusomega9
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Establishing Peter's Priority
Replies: 11
Views: 1519

Re: Establishing Peter's Priority

Power is a circumlocution for God. Combined with saying King of Israel instead of King of the Jews puts gPeter closer to Christianity's Palestinian roots. I don't know. I think it's a similar idea to the Angel in Exodus who possess the name of God, or Simon Magus having the Power, εξουσία, of God. ...
by perseusomega9
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Establishing Peter's Priority
Replies: 11
Views: 1519

Re: Establishing Peter's Priority

Power is a circumlocution for God. Combined with saying King of Israel instead of King of the Jews puts gPeter closer to Christianity's Palestinian roots.
by perseusomega9
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Clement's To Theodore and Papias
Replies: 2
Views: 3894

Re: Clement's To Theodore and Papias

"in the presence of many witnesses"

Would you say this is a catholicizing redaction in 2 Tim?
by perseusomega9
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Establishing Peter's Priority
Replies: 11
Views: 1519

Re: Establishing Peter's Priority

you should read Crossan's The Cross That Spoke if you haven't already. He doesn't argue for gPeter primacy, but he does argue for a 'Cross Gospel' narrative that gPeter preserve parts of. This Cross Gospel is more primitive than the passion-resurrection narratives of the canonical gospels and itself...
by perseusomega9
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Did Papias know of Gospel of Peter?
Replies: 20
Views: 3576

Re: Did Papias know of Gospel of Peter?

One last bit is something that I'm not even one hundred percent sure if I can accept it, but from the wiki on Gospel of Peter it mentions this: 2nd Clement refers to a passage thought to be from the Gospel of Peter:[13] 2 Clem 5:2 For the Lord saith, Ye shall be as lambs in the midst of wolves. 2 C...
by perseusomega9
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Who axed Acts 8:37?
Replies: 242
Views: 201831

Re: Who axed Acts 8:37?

IIRC the answer was in the middle.
by perseusomega9
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Gospel of John a Forgery, Johannine Communities Never Existed
Replies: 52
Views: 17125

Re: Gospel of John a Forgery, Johannine Communities Never Existed

Think we can time the letters to Trobisch's First Edition yet?
by perseusomega9
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Presumptions of reader knowledge in Mark.
Replies: 117
Views: 75167

Re: Presumptions of reader knowledge in Mark.

c'mon Ben, you can surely presuppose a bit of inspiration now can't you
by perseusomega9
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Presumptions of reader knowledge in Mark.
Replies: 117
Views: 75167

Re: seven devils - Mark ending dependent on Luke

Steven Avery wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:07 pm
Please note, I have been mentioning the Galilee one for some years as an evidence for non-Markan priority and the authenticity of the traditional ending.

yeah no, it's an absolutely laughable position, you should feel stupid
by perseusomega9
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Gospel of Marcion Cannot Have Been Derived from the Gospel of Mark
Replies: 155
Views: 67971

Re: The Gospel of Marcion Cannot Have Been Derived from the Gospel of Mark

Perhaps in the second - third century it was used as a consensus document. Everyone agreed to have it in their bible and were aligned with those churches that did, but didnt necessarily use each one in their liturgy.