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by lsayre
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: "Bar-Rabbas" as evidence that the 'Teacher' is not 'Good' because he is the Jewish god
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: "Bar-Rabbas" as evidence that the 'Teacher' is not 'Good' because he is the Jewish god

Giuseppe wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:44 am
Are you not agreeing with which point, precisely? :eh:
Bar-Rabbas, the straw man.
by lsayre
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Was "Thou art my beloved Son" addressed to the Spirit and not Jesus?
Replies: 6
Views: 132

Re: Was "Thou art my beloved Son" addressed to the Spirit and not Jesus?

If the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are one, and the same in essence, then why did Jesus even need to have the Spirit descend upon him, let alone drive him (like a car?) into the wilderness? What could one member of the godhead benefit from being infused by another, if the 3 are fully co-equal in ev...
by lsayre
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Marcionites Used Philippians 2 as a Creed
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Re: The Marcionites Used Philippians 2 as a Creed

Does Tertullian ever explicitly accept the epistles of Paul as canon?
by lsayre
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Was Romans chapter 13, versus 1-7 found in Marcion's copy of Romans
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Was Romans chapter 13, versus 1-7 found in Marcion's copy of Romans

It appears to me that these verses in Romans are likely there because the Roman monarchy wanted them to be there.
by lsayre
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Was Romans chapter 13, versus 1-7 found in Marcion's copy of Romans
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Was Romans chapter 13, versus 1-7 found in Marcion's copy of Romans

Was Romans chapter 13, verses 1-7 a part of Marcion's version of Romans? 1 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 2 Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed...
by lsayre
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 4 or 5 reasons why only demons crucified Jesus in the original myth
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: 4 or 5 reasons why only demons crucified Jesus in the original myth

I figure that Barabbas is merely a later day corruption of Philo's Carabbas.
by lsayre
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The best evidence that Marcion falsified Luke
Replies: 10
Views: 350

Re: The best evidence that Marcion falsified Luke

I do believe that the Letters of Ignatius were written in response to, and to counter the threat of Marcion.