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by toejam
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Looking for the Greek text of Justin Martyr's "Horatory Address to the Greeks"
Replies: 2
Views: 2126

Looking for the Greek text of Justin Martyr's "Horatory Address to the Greeks"

Anyone know where I might be table to find this online (for free, preferably)? Or does anyone have a copy they'd be willing to share?

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by toejam
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Did Hegesippus break the equation "James brother of Lord = Son of Zebedee"?
Replies: 11
Views: 6781

Re: Did Hegesippus break the equation "James brother of Lord = Son of Zebedee"?

Where does Hegesippus say James the brother is James son of Zebedee?
by toejam
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Matthew 10:28 as marcionite verse that proves not-marcionite priority
Replies: 8
Views: 3504

Re: Matthew 10:28 as marcionite verse that proves not-marcionite priority

I don't see the need for Marcion here. Many apocalyptic Jews of the 2nd Temple period believed in a mass resurrection, with the unfaithful to then be judged and annihilated in the flames of Gehenna. That is what I suspect Matt 10:28 is about. Your claim that this verse is 100% Marcion is asserted su...
by toejam
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Who'sonfirst? GMark As Separationist
Replies: 11
Views: 9693

Re: Who'sonfirst? GMark As Separationist

I've come to the conclusion recently that Mark's Christology is not consistent with itself. I put this down to layers of editing.
by toejam
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Question on GMark's Adoptionism vs. the Empty Tomb
Replies: 74
Views: 29305

Re: Question on GMark's Adoptionism vs. the Empty Tomb

It seems that for M. Bird the Markan Christology, only in virtue of the his presence in Mark, has to be necessarily the earliest Christology. I disagree entirely and totally with this assumption. I purchased the book this morning and have skimmed through most of it. Yes, I think Bird assumes too qu...
by toejam
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Question on GMark's Adoptionism vs. the Empty Tomb
Replies: 74
Views: 29305

Re: Question on GMark's Adoptionism vs. the Empty Tomb

While we're on the topic, has anyone read this? https://www.bookdepository.com/Jesus-Eternal-Son-Michael-F-Bird/9780802875068 https://d1w7fb2mkkr3kw.cloudfront.net/assets/images/book/lrg/9780/8028/9780802875068.jpg Thoughts? I have a general distrust and dislike of borderline fundamentalist scholars...
by toejam
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Question on GMark's Adoptionism vs. the Empty Tomb
Replies: 74
Views: 29305

Re: Question on GMark's Adoptionism vs. the Empty Tomb

^The article by E. Bruce Brooks is an eye opener for sure. Thanks for sharing, Ben.
by toejam
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: How Could Symeon be James the Just's Successor on the Episcopal Throne of Jerusalem if He was Crucified Under Trajan?
Replies: 100
Views: 33587

Re: How Could Symeon be James the Just's Successor on the Episcopal Throne of Jerusalem if He was Crucified Under Trajan

Obviously the best explanation is that there is error in the list. But if we're assuming it to be accurate, then it's not completely out of the question that someone would be there for 30yrs followed by a handful of people who only lasted a few months/years each. Such is often the case after long pe...