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by perseusomega9
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:38 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Evolution and the Gospels
Replies: 28
Views: 553

Re: Evolution and the Gospels

Furthermore, the idea of an original college of apostles, not including Paul, is established both within the Gospel narratives and through the Gospel titles. Went to check my copy of Marcion and--contrary to what I expected--he does appear to have Luke's notion of "the 12 apostles." The other 3 eva...
by perseusomega9
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Nazarene Christianity
Replies: 22
Views: 650

Re: Nazarene Christianity

David wrote: What gives you the impression that Jesus' Torah observance was "spiritualized" and that he had "a more relaxed view of things"? To me he appears to be fully written Torah observant and expected his followers to be as well, as per Mt. 5:17-19: Um, that's the author of gMatthew's take, n...
by perseusomega9
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Nazarene Christianity
Replies: 22
Views: 650

Re: Nazarene Christianity

David wrote: What gives you the impression that Jesus' Torah observance was "spiritualized" and that he had "a more relaxed view of things"? To me he appears to be fully written Torah observant and expected his followers to be as well, as per Mt. 5:17-19: Um, that's the author of gMatthew's take, n...
by perseusomega9
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Was the birth story in Luke/Matthew originally referred to John the Baptist
Replies: 66
Views: 1773

Re: Was the birth story in Luke/Matthew originally referred to John the Baptist

Nasruddin wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:52 pm
His [Josephus'] audience would have known whether John the Baptist was real or not.


His Roman audience?
by perseusomega9
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Did Irenaeus identify John with Jesus without knowing it?
Replies: 20
Views: 818

Re: Did Irenaeus identify John with Jesus without knowing it?

Giuseppe wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:00 am
but only to fix in an useful database some ideas
Could you refrain from doing it here, or at least only post when it's something useful. At the very least limit your inane ramblings to one new thread a week
by perseusomega9
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why "Son of Man" ? Because Cain was the true Son of Adam
Replies: 6
Views: 851

Re: Why "Son of Man" ? Because Cain was the true Son of Adam

Or we can just post recipes and cat pics in his threads
by perseusomega9
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why "Son of Man" ? Because Cain was the true Son of Adam
Replies: 6
Views: 851

Re: Why "Son of Man" ? Because Cain was the true Son of Adam

Or just merge all his threads into an omnibus
by perseusomega9
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: On the goodness of Pilate
Replies: 19
Views: 1543

Re: On the goodness of Pilate

you're like the Cirque du Soleil of mental gymnasts
by perseusomega9
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Hep finding an old post here ( I think)
Replies: 5
Views: 638

Re: Hep finding an old post here ( I think)

Yes, his collation of the data is very helpful as well
by perseusomega9
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Hep finding an old post here ( I think)
Replies: 5
Views: 638

Re: Hep finding an old post here ( I think)

Yes that's it. Thanks so much Ben. It also explains why I was having so much trouble finding it here.