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by JoeWallack
Wed May 15, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Eusebius as a forger.
Replies: 66
Views: 5167

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: 66
Views: 5167

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...
by JoeWallack
Sat May 11, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Papias of Hiersaypolis
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Papias of Hiersaypolis

Papias of Hierapolis Papias (Greek: Παπίας) was a Greek Apostolic Father, Bishop of Hierapolis (modern Pamukkale, Turkey), and author who lived c. 60–163 AD.[2][3] It was Papias who wrote the Exposition of the Sayings of the Lord (Greek: Λογίων Κυριακῶν Ἐξήγησις) in five books. This work, which is ...
by JoeWallack
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 13
Views: 15578

Prologue

What a nightmare! JW : With 1:1-3 exorcised as unlikely to be original, 1:4-8 looks like the likely original Prologue: Verse Commentary 1 4 John came, who baptized in the wilderness and preached the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins. The present, John's baptism. 5 And there went out unto ...
by JoeWallack
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Merger Of ErrancyWiki With Messianic Apologetic
Replies: 1
Views: 1341

Merger Of ErrancyWiki With Messianic Apologetic

A few weeks ago I saw Mel Gibson's Jesus' movie (forgot the name), re-read The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ and meditated on the traditional moral authority of the Church (especially its handling of male children). For the first time I understood how a mythical story of Jesus suffering ...
by JoeWallack
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 13
Views: 15578

HellBar's Fate

1:1, 'The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, Son of God,' is the incipit, reflecting Gen 1:1 and Rom 1:1. Mk 1:2-4 is a Prologue - A 1:2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, [Isa 40:3] . BA “Look, I send my messenger ahead of you, [Malachi 3:1; adopting Mal 3:22–24, Mal 4:5, & Exodus 23:20...
by JoeWallack
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 13
Views: 15578

1:1-3 - The GMark Claimed Source for John the Baptist being Prophesied Messenger/Elijah

JW : 1:1-3 Going MedGoodacre on the Internal Evidence: Verse Literary Style of Source Nature of Claimed Source Messenger? Elijah? Commentary 1 2 Even as it is written in Isaiah the prophet, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way. 3 The voice of one crying in the wild...
by JoeWallack
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 13
Views: 15578

1:1-3 X-Curses - Jewish Bible Prophecy in GMark

JW : Verse Explicit Source? Positive? About Jesus? Original? Commentary 1 2 Even as it is written in Isaiah the prophet, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way. 3 The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make ye ready the way of the Lord, Make his paths straight; Y...
by JoeWallack
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 13
Views: 15578

1:1-3 Summary of Textual Criticism Evidence

JW : Textual Criticism: NRSV 1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; 3 the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way of the Lord, make his p...
by JoeWallack
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 13
Views: 15578

1:1-3 External Evidence

JW : Textual Criticism: NRSV 1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; 3 the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way of the Lord, make his p...