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by moses
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Iraneus and Polycarp
Replies: 12
Views: 198

Iraneus and Polycarp

Does Iraneus say that he heard from Polycarp that he knew the direct apostles of Jesus or does Iraneus say that he heard from the churches that Polycarp knew the apostles of Jesus?
by moses
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: has the theory that the quran was originally non-arabic been demolished?
Replies: 1
Views: 4241

Re: has the theory that the quran was originally non-arabic been demolished?

Adam Bursi A further nail in the coffin of the Syriac origin theories

Marijn van Putten It is! But I would hope that that idea was already so thoroughly buried that putting any more nails in would actually be quite difficult.
by moses
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: has the theory that the quran was originally non-arabic been demolished?
Replies: 1
Views: 4241

has the theory that the quran was originally non-arabic been demolished?

marijin van puten : I've been sitting on this for some time now, but my article on it is finally out. I've discovered that several early Quranic manuscripts do not merge the jīm with the ḥāʾ/ḫāʾ as we find it in modern Arabic script. Instead, the jīm in final position has a straight shape, while ḥāʾ...
by moses
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: the islamists believe that Jesus is the Son of God
Replies: 11
Views: 10871

Re: the islamists believe that Jesus is the Son of God

sam shamoun admitted that the codex sinanaiticus is full of heresies and good for the trash. james white is pissed that shamoun changed his theological position on key christian doctrines
by moses
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: the islamists believe that Jesus is the Son of God
Replies: 11
Views: 10871

Re: the islamists believe that Jesus is the Son of God

"corrupt versions"

which verses are corrupt ?
by moses
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why Moses and Elijah Appear With Jesus on the Mountain
Replies: 12
Views: 3700

Re: Why Moses and Elijah Appear With Jesus on the Mountain

Moses represents the Law (Torah)
Elijah represents the Prophets (Nevi'im)
why is the transfiguration story found in the gospel of matthew? i thought that matthew was pro-jewish than the other gospels. does matthew interpret the same story like you did?
by moses
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: mass revelation
Replies: 3
Views: 8301

Re: mass revelation

Thanks semiopen
by moses
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: mass revelation
Replies: 3
Views: 8301

mass revelation

For inquire now regarding the early days that preceded you, from the day when God created man on the earth, and from one end of heaven to the other end of heaven: Has there ever been anything like this great thing or has anything like it been heard: Has a people ever heard the voice of God speaking...
by moses
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: thanks to God and the father?
Replies: 1
Views: 3729

thanks to God and the father?

Douay-Rheims Bible
All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.


is not the father here separate from God and God ? 2 Gods? why have majority of the translations translated this verse differently ?
by moses
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: 2 Samuel 21
Replies: 1
Views: 5130

2 Samuel 21

who are the children sacrificed to? does God answer to this act ? if the sacrifice is to God, the author is saying that God welcomes sacrifice even from non-Jews?