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by Secret Alias
Thu May 24, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 'First Century Mark' Now Dated to Second/Third Centuries
Replies: 11
Views: 94

Re: 'First Century Mark' Now Dated to Second/Third Centuries

https://www.ees.ac.uk/news/poxy-lxxxiii-5345 P.Oxy LXXXIII 5345 In the latest volume of the Oxyrhynchus Papyri, volume LXXXIII text 5345, Professor Obbink and Dr Colomo publish a fragment from a papyrus codex (book). The two sides of the papyrus each preserve brief traces of a passage, both of which...
by Secret Alias
Thu May 24, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 'First Century Mark' Now Dated to Second/Third Centuries
Replies: 11
Views: 94

Re: 'First Century Mark' Now Dated to Second/Third Centuries

This is the conservative equivalent of the Gospel of Jesus's Wife scandal. Not a forgery of course but similar in terms of the corruption and deceit.
by Secret Alias
Thu May 24, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 'First Century Mark' Now Dated to Second/Third Centuries
Replies: 11
Views: 94

Re: 'First Century Mark' Now Dated to Second/Third Centuries

Peter Head Yes, Dan Wallace seems to have been used in a long con to raise the price of FCM so that it could be stolen from the Oxy collection and sold to the highest bidder. 2 Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 5h View previous replies Stephen C. Carlson Stephen C. Carlson I don't know Obbink...
by Secret Alias
Wed May 23, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Springtime for Tiberius
Replies: 15
Views: 328

Re: Springtime for Tiberius

Pliny does seem to intimate that Bruma - the day the sun is the smallest = the autumn solstice at least according to one translator: https://books.google.com/books?id=qobx5D2P3D8C&pg=PA115&dq=%22autumnal+solstice%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjcjITD053bAhWVOn0KHVC4AeAQ6AEILjAB#v=onepage&q=%22autumnal%20s...
by Secret Alias
Wed May 23, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Springtime for Tiberius
Replies: 15
Views: 328

Re: Springtime for Tiberius

And this is curious too: καὶ δή ποτέ τις πρὸς αὐτῷ τῷ ἔτει ἐν φθινοπωρινῇ τροπῇ δημοσίᾳ στὰς ἐβόα λέγων· While the translator renders this 'autumnal season' or something like that it literally means 'autumnal solstice' which I think draws us in a different direction entirely. Why exactly would the a...
by Secret Alias
Wed May 23, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Springtime for Tiberius
Replies: 15
Views: 328

Re: Springtime for Tiberius

Exodus 9:31 The flax and barley were destroyed, since the barley had headed (aviv) and the flax was in bloom

Leviticus 2:14 If you bring a grain offering of firstfruits to the LORD, offer crushed heads of aviv roasted in the fire
by Secret Alias
Wed May 23, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Springtime for Tiberius
Replies: 15
Views: 328

Re: Springtime for Tiberius

Back to the original discussion. The reference to the 'spring' of Tiberius's rule - at least potentially - might point to an Aramaism in the core text. What is now identified as 'the month of Abib' really originally meant 'ripening' or 'young ears.' In the temple period 'Abib' simply meant spring bu...
by Secret Alias
Wed May 23, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 'First Century Mark' Now Dated to Second/Third Centuries
Replies: 11
Views: 94

'First Century Mark' Now Dated to Second/Third Centuries

https://danielbwallace.com/2018/05/23/f ... nt-update/

Dan Wallace - "I learned that the rep knew, two weeks prior to the debate [between Dan Wallace and Bart Ehrman], that the papyrologist had changed his views."