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by JoeWallack
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Was Paul the First to Assert that Jesus was Crucified?
Replies: 73
Views: 19233

They Were Just Following Religious orders

The Ballad of John JW : Chronology of Pauline/Fake Pauline Epistles: Pauline epistles Chronology of Pauline Epistles Mention of Crucifixion? Emphasis of Epistle Context of Crucifixion Commentary 1 Thessalonians No Belief in Jesus' resurrection N/A It is generally thought that orthodox Christianity ...
by JoeWallack
Fri May 31, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Mary of Clopas = Mary, the sister of Jesus?
Replies: 32
Views: 3560

Mary, Mary, Mary. Quite Contrary

Remember John John The relationships between Clopas/Cleopas, Sim(e)on, the various Maries, James and Joses, and the "brothers of the Lord" are exceedingly tangled and confusing, yes. I have been trying to sort them all out for quite a long time now. So far my insights are essentially limited to the...
by JoeWallack
Fri May 31, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 32
Views: 20796

Welcome Back Keutzer

Yeah we tease "Mark" alot cuz we gottit on the spot, welcome back. Mark 2:25 And he said to them, “Have you never read what David did, when he was in need and was hungry, he and those who were with him: Mark 9:12 And he said to them, “Elijah does come first to restore all things. And how is it writ...
by JoeWallack
Tue May 28, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 32
Views: 20796

1:4 Translation

JW : Translation follows Textual Criticsm: 1:4 Strong's Greek English Morphology Commentary 1096 [e] Ἐγένετο egeneto Came V-AIM-3S The word has a context of change . A stylish word to use at the beginning (first word) of a Gospel. More grammatical support for omission of 1:1-3 because if it was the...
by JoeWallack
Sun May 26, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 32
Views: 20796

Luukee! Ya Got Sum Splainin Ta Do.

Consider the parallel evidence of Clement of Alexandria: And to prove that this is true, it is written in the Gospel by Luke as follows: And in the fifteenth year, in the reign of Tiberius Cæsar, the word of the Lord came to John, the son of Zacharias. And again in the same book: And Jesus was comi...
by JoeWallack
Sun May 26, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 32
Views: 20796

John Was Baptizing

JW : 1 4 John came, who baptized in the wilderness and preached the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins. Textual Criticism = Is the definite article before "baptize" (John the Baptizer) turning the phrase into a title? Laparola [No definite article] βαπτίζων ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ καὶ] A E F G H K Pv...
by JoeWallack
Sat May 25, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Existed
Replies: 338
Views: 96640

Argument From Excessive Adjectives

ARGUMENT FROM EXCESSIVE ADJECTIVES 1. Per Historicity [regarding the baptism of Jesus]: Most modern scholars believe view it as a historical event a high degree of certainty can be assigned these two facts "rank so high 'almost impossible to doubt or deny' scale of historical facts" often the starti...
by JoeWallack
Sat May 25, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 32
Views: 20796

Welcome Back KK

JW : 1 4 John came, who baptized in the wilderness and preached the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins. This looks like the beginning of GMark. As previously indicated 1:1-3 External Evidence this sentence also looks like the beginning of the main narrative for GMatthew/GLuke. Further not...
by JoeWallack
Wed May 15, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Eusebius as a forger.
Replies: 84
Views: 16499

You Say EuseBS, I Say EuseBias

JW : I suppose The Abgar Letter is a candidate as E is the first known discoverer. I'm not aware of any Bible scholar who has made an effort to make a detailed argument for this such as analyzing the language and I have faith that neither Stephen Carlson nor nur Schamazelhell will not be doing so a...
by JoeWallack
Tue May 14, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Eusebius as a forger.
Replies: 84
Views: 16499

Re: Eusebius as a forger.

Based on Stephan's recent thread , I want to compile a list of passages for which arguments have been mounted (not merely suspicions coddled) in favor of Eusebius, instead of merely quoting a source, having actually forged that source, or at least added interpolations to it. (I am not concerned wit...