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by lsayre
Tue May 07, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Philippians 2 = the Marcionite Creed
Replies: 8
Views: 424

Re: Philippians 2 = the Marcionite Creed

Why does Tertullian address Marcion as if he is still alive and listening to Tertullian? Would not Marcion (if there ever was one) have been long gone by the time of Tertullian?
by lsayre
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Important Breakthrough: Cerdo = Chrestos
Replies: 11
Views: 601

Re: Important Breakthrough: Cerdo = Chrestos

I'm struggling with the concepts that Cerdo is from the reign of Tiberius and that he is Chrestos. The connections seem to be non-existent.
by lsayre
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Paul was against the anti-Christian euhemerizers of the his time
Replies: 9
Views: 2800

Re: Paul was against the anti-Christian euhemerizers of the his time

Is it possible that 1 Cor 1:18-19 is merely a later flashback (or reflection) through which to justify the cross related beliefs of those Christians who are being saved from persecution (likely the proto-orthodox faction), as opposed to the beliefs of those Christians who are being fed into persecut...
by lsayre
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Is Isodore Demonstrating a Variant Interpretation of the Nomen Sacrum IS?
Replies: 4
Views: 2054

Re: Is Isodore Demonstrating a Variant Interpretation of the Nomen Sacrum IS?

Wikipedia suggests that 'On Righteousness' may have been authored by Marcus, the founder of the Marcosian gnostic sect.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epiphanes_(gnostic)
by lsayre
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Patristic One-Liners: Marcion
Replies: 13
Views: 7437

Re: Patristic One-Liners: Marcion

Fascinating stuff! There seems to be sufficient research in the above to warrant a book.
by lsayre
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: A sad notice
Replies: 7
Views: 4058

Re: A sad notice

A great loss. I can't count how many times I've read and/or skimmed through "The Fabricated Paul".
by lsayre
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Parable of Sower and the dismembering of the Primal Man before the creation of the world
Replies: 16
Views: 6972

Re: The Parable of Sower and the dismembering of the Primal Man before the creation of the world

bbyrd009 wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:20 am
"No Son of Man may die for another's sins; the soul that sins will die"
Where does that come from?
by lsayre
Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The "Sea" of Galilee as allegory of the hylic matter
Replies: 4
Views: 3354

Re: The "Sea" of Galilee as allegory of the hylic matter

Paul doesn't claim that he ascended to the third heaven, but rather that he knew someone who ascended to the third heaven.
by lsayre
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Lena Einhorn's ideas
Replies: 113
Views: 43999

Re: Lena Einhorn's ideas

"The arrest and trial of Paul are almost an exact repeat of what happened to Jesus (before the verdict), albeit spread out over a longer time: Both Jesus and Paul are arrested after having created a tumult in the Temple in Jerusalem. Both are taken to the Roman authorities, which – in both instance...
by lsayre
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Lena Einhorn's ideas
Replies: 113
Views: 43999

Re: Lena Einhorn's ideas

I enjoyed the video. Thanks for bringing it to our attention Lena!