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by perseusomega9
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Transfiguration, eight days, and the first day of the week.
Replies: 10
Views: 235

Re: Transfiguration, eight days, and the first day of the week.

I noted at the time that Luke, unlike Matthew and Mark, says that the Transfiguration happened "about eight days" afterward: Luke 9.28: 28 About eight days [ὡσεὶ ἡμέραι ὀκτω] after these sayings, He took along Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. Thanks for isolating that,...
by perseusomega9
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Luke's date for the crucifixion
Replies: 40
Views: 712

Re: Luke 23:45 - and the sun was darkened - no eclipse

Steven Avery wrote:
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:48 pm
Plus Luke was a super-accurate historian.

:lol:
by perseusomega9
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Gerasene demoniac in Mark revisited.
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: The Gerasene demoniac in Mark revisited.

No, that would be stupid.
by perseusomega9
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: On The Longest Possible Timeline The Survival Rate Of Difficult Markan Readings Goes To Zero. First Rule Of Text Club
Replies: 5
Views: 198

Re: On The Longest Possible Timeline The Survival Rate Of Difficult Markan Readings Goes To Zero. First Rule Of Text Clu

A Manuscript of GMark at this time that stood by itself would be much more likely to be exorcised/edited than a Markan Manuscript that was part of a Canon collection where Christian Apologists could claim that for Difficult Markan readings the other Gospels supplemented/clarified/corrected GMark. S...
by perseusomega9
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Ancient mosaic describing Jesus Christ as 'God' dated to 230AD
Replies: 6
Views: 674

Re: Ancient mosaic describing Jesus Christ as 'God' dated to 230AD

What I find interesting about this find:

describing Jesus as 'the God'

fish symbolism

lack of cross/crucifixion symbolism
by perseusomega9
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Dating the Gospel of Mark
Replies: 57
Views: 5175

Re: Dating the Gospel of Mark

and you believe that?