Search found 1042 matches

by JoeWallack
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: gMark is intended to be history writing
Replies: 56
Views: 2653

Re: gMark is intended to be history writing

It ain't no Mystries, whether it's politics, religion or histries. The thing you gotta know iz, Everything is show biz. I think the crucial evidence that the author of gMark presents his story, his narrative, as history writing comes right off the bat, when he inserts his story into the frame of pr...
by JoeWallack
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Who axed Acts 8:37?
Replies: 209
Views: 25700

Textual Healing's Good For Jews

......................... This all means that Acts has witnesses that go back to 2nd-3rd century (101-300) CE, whereas the earliest witness for vs. 8:37 date no earlier than 6th century. All those variants and the dates of the witnesses convinced W&H and NA to omit vs 8:37 as a scribal gloss. Since...
by JoeWallack
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz
Replies: 11
Views: 2755

δὲ Used Extensively In Chapters 9-15

JW : Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz: Restricted distribution characteristics 1. Prominent characteristics (twenty or more occurrences in Mark) d. δὲ in conversational interchange and several other contexts ... Not nearly as frequent early in Mark's Gospel, δὲ is used extensively later,...
by JoeWallack
Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Did Not Exist
Replies: 21
Views: 1395

Argument From The SpongeBob SquarePants Musical

ARGUMENT FROM THE SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS MUSICAL (1) My argument's not a loser. (2) I don’t secretly hate it myself. (3) I’m not arguing this to no one. (4) It’s not the case that no one cares. (5) My argument's not a failure. (6) My argument does not not have talent. (7) When others see my argument ...
by JoeWallack
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz
Replies: 11
Views: 2755

Use of Standard Greek Subject Followed by Verb Much More Common Post Transfiguration & Greek Setting

JW : Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz: Restricted distribution characteristics 1. Prominent characteristics (twenty or more occurences in Mark) c. Subject-verb (S-V) word order In chapters 9-15 especially...standard Greek S-V word order is much in evidence. It is especially frequent in s...
by JoeWallack
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz
Replies: 11
Views: 2755

It's Go (To) Time

JW : Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz: Independent but noticeable characteristics (five to ten occurrences in Mark) e. Words and constructions notable by their absence ... ii. πορεύομαι alone (not in compounds) This common verb has no generally attested occurrences in Mark [P. 7] JW : πο...
by JoeWallack
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Did Not Exist
Replies: 21
Views: 1395

Argument From The Best Bad Argument

ARGUMENT FROM THE BEST BAD ARGUMENT (1) There is a lot of positive evidence that Jesus existed but most of it is bad. (2) There is no positive evidence that Jesus did not exist. (3) RG Price argues that most of GMark has good parallels to The Jewish Bible and knows (apparently through Revelation) t...
by JoeWallack
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Did Not Exist
Replies: 21
Views: 1395

Re: Argument From InterSECTionality

(3) Neal Godfree also thinks that Jesus did not exist. For what matters my judgement, Neil is a delightful person even to the extent that he has never declared himself a mythicist , leaving open the possibility of a historical Jesus enough to make him an honest interlocutor even with historicist sc...
by JoeWallack
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Did Not Exist
Replies: 21
Views: 1395

Argument From InterSECTionality

ARGUMENT FROM INTERSECTIONALITY
(1) Neal Godfree thinks Israel is racist, apartheid and genocidal.
(2) Therefore, Israel is racist, apartheid and genocidal.
(3) Neal Godfree also thinks that Jesus did not exist.
(4) Therefore, Jesus did not exist.
by JoeWallack
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Did Not Exist
Replies: 21
Views: 1395

Proofs That Jesus Did Not Exist

JW : I hesitate to create this Thread out of fear and astonishment. This Thread of course is the companion to my hilarious and than some Thread here: Proofs That Jesus Existed My fear is not so much that Believers will predictably use this Thread as Proof that Jesus did exist but that they will thi...