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by JoeWallack
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: How "complex and sophisticated" is the No-HJ argument - and is that a good thing?
Replies: 14
Views: 1118

Re: How "complex and sophisticated" is the No-HJ argument - and is that a good thing?

Recently we've been asked to "imagine no interpolations" ... it's easy if you try? https://vridar.org/2019/02/08/imagine-no-interpolations/ It takes the stance that its position is "not based on a handful of proof texts that can be supposedly met by setting up opposing proof texts." Instead they're...
by JoeWallack
Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Skeptical Textual Criticism
Replies: 20
Views: 16362

Fire Is Good

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcM1pFxO464 JW : A Skeptical critical look at the use/misuse/abuse of the word fire πῦρ in GMark: https://biblehub.com/greek/4442.htm Manuscript support for: 9:22 9:43 9:44 9:45 9:46 9:48 9:49 Skeptical Textual Criticism though indicates that 9:44, 45 & 46 are additio...
by JoeWallack
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Horae Synopticae.Demonstration of the NonApostolic Preaching
Replies: 7
Views: 2435

Intercalations As Evidence Of Markan Priority

Gospel Style JW : I have faith that another major category of support for Markan priority is style . Once upon a time the Legendary Vorkosigan commented that Chiasms are evidence of Markan priority as they are often complete/near complete in GMark and somewhat less complete in GMatthew/GLuke: Excur...
by JoeWallack
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Is Jesus the descendant of David in Mark?
Replies: 104
Views: 33916

WhoSonFirst?

I suspect apologetics are often at work on this issue and on almost all other issues whatsoever. But my question for you would be, how likely is the text of Mark, as it stands, to change a less biased mind? For somebody who already thinks that Jesus is the son of David, or at least that early Chris...
by JoeWallack
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Marko? Paulo. Mako? Pauline. Is GMark Anti Greco-Roman Biography?
Replies: 0
Views: 2415

Marko? Paulo. Mako? Pauline. Is GMark Anti Greco-Roman Biography?

Anti JW : Regarding the genre of GMark, believers beliefs are generally believed to be related to the believer's beliefs: 1) All = GMark has more Greek Tragedy (GT) influence relative to the other Gospels. 2) Most = GMark has some elements of GT. 3) Some = GMark has significant elements of GT. 4) T...
by JoeWallack
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Wrestling With Greco-Roman Bio. Is GMark Greek Tragedy?
Replies: 32
Views: 13372

Re: An Introduction to the New Testament

JW : https://books.google.com/books/content/images/frontcover/0zFMAwAAQBAJ?fife=w200-h300 An Introduction to the New Testament, Second Edition Charles B. Puskas C. Michael Robbins June 16, 2011 At Location 4189 Puskas (P) starts his commentary on the genre of GMark. For the most part P lists the sa...
by JoeWallack
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Wrestling With Greco-Roman Bio. Is GMark Greek Tragedy?
Replies: 32
Views: 13372

An Introduction to the New Testament

JW : https://books.google.com/books/content/images/frontcover/0zFMAwAAQBAJ?fife=w200-h300 An Introduction to the New Testament, Second Edition Charles B. Puskas C. Michael Robbins June 16, 2011 At Location 4189 Puskas (P) starts his commentary on the genre of GMark. For the most part P lists the sa...
by JoeWallack
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz
Replies: 25
Views: 18191

They Were Just Following Religious Orders

Your Papers Are Not In Order JW : Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz: [44] Characteristics of the Plot ...a number of features of narrative plot emerge, most of which are unique to the Second Gospel. ... 1. There is no chronology early in the story. ... This seems to correspond to the obse...
by JoeWallack
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz
Replies: 25
Views: 18191

Do Not Go Gentile Into The Night

I'm All Alone JW : Book Review of Mark 1:1-8:26 by James Voelz: [43] Enemies ...Mark portrays Jesus' enemies negatively. ... the leadership of the Jews ... the demonic spiritual forces ... his family ... one might also suggest that Jesus' disciples become his enemies... JW : I think Voelz misses an...
by JoeWallack
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: A Suggestion for Revising the Early Writings' Entry for Secret Mark
Replies: 134
Views: 25485

Not That There's Anything Wrong With That

Peter Kirby wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:42 pm
...he had a guy behind him who knew how to take care of it. ...
JW:
Nice one. Now in his sequel Carlson's going to take this and your name as solid evidence that
you know Smith was gay.


Joseph

The New Porphyry