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by perseusomega9
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Papias
Replies: 11
Views: 522

Re: Papias

Papias in his second book says that John the Divine and James his brother were killed by the Jews. The aforesaid Papias stated on the authority of the daughters of Philip that Barsabas, who is also called Justus, when challenged by the unbelievers drank serpent’s poison in the name of the Lord, and...
by perseusomega9
Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why Pilate? Because the killer had to be originally Herod
Replies: 9
Views: 937

Re: Why Pilate? Because the killer had to be originally Herod

Arnoldo, the sense of the your comment escapes me in relation to the argument of the thread. I specify clearly that I am doing research under the mythicist assumption, so I find a bit disturbing by you :eh: when, by quoting Josephus, you would like to introduce implicitly the idea that the previous...
by perseusomega9
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Who was John the Elder? The same author of the Epistles of 1 & 2 John
Replies: 45
Views: 1570

Re: Who was John the Elder? The same author of the Epistles of 1 & 2 John

John2 wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:56 pm

2 John 1:12:
I have much to write to you, but I do not want to use paper and ink. Instead, I hope to visit you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete.


It's nothing more than a literary ploy, verisimilitude to get the church to accept the letter as coming from John.
by perseusomega9
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Did Papias report not the "sayings of the Lord" but "the oracles concerning the Lord"?
Replies: 57
Views: 4383

Re: Did Papias report not the "sayings of the Lord" but "the oracles concerning the Lord"?

I think that we are far too willing to avoid the idea that the methodology by which let's say the Acts of Paul or the Apocalypse of Paul was created (i.e. out of the rib of older material or references) extended to other canonical texts like Matthew. It's canonicity isn't proof of its authenticity....
by perseusomega9
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Lena Einhorn's ideas
Replies: 113
Views: 11819

Re: Lena Einhorn's ideas

I'm struck by the curious phrase "if Josephus is to be believed"
by perseusomega9
Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Did the Church Fathers Really Take ΙΣ = Jesus?
Replies: 108
Views: 27081

Re: Did the Church Fathers Really Take ΙΣ = Jesus?

This is what happens when you live in a desert, have no TV, and only one book to read over and over
by perseusomega9
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: What is more fatal for "oral tradition"
Replies: 8
Views: 1094

Re: What is more fatal for "oral tradition"

Irish1975 wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:40 pm
I wish I understood the question but I just don't.

:whistling:
by perseusomega9
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Marcion - Keramion in Mark 14:13
Replies: 7
Views: 709

Re: Marcion - Keramion in Mark 14:13

No, I just thought it was interesting that your point was the anagram and the marcionite eucharistic water and later at the supper Jesus says he won't be drinking wine again until the kingdom