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by JoeWallack
Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Mark's DiualCritical Marks. Names Use As Evidence of Fiction
Replies: 56
Views: 30624

Judas Christ

Sith Apprentice JW : Verse Name Name Prediction/Fulfillment Commentary 6 3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James, and Joses, and Judas , and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended in him. Judas - - 13 12 And brother shall deliver up brother to...
by JoeWallack
Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Mark's DiualCritical Marks. Names Use As Evidence of Fiction
Replies: 56
Views: 30624

Jesus BarAbbas. Same Name Used For Contrasting Character For Ironic Effect.

JW : Verse Name Replacement Commentary 13 6 Many shall come in my name , saying, I am [he]; and shall lead many astray. For full name see next entry - Jesus instructs how you identify a false Christ. They say "I am". 14 36 And he said, Abba , Father , all things are possible unto thee; remove this ...
by JoeWallack
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: "The Simontic Problem". "Mark's" Negative Casting of Peter
Replies: 141
Views: 69945

Simon Gets Fired As Disciple And Replaced By Simon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7OG4fCbdxM Verse Definition of Disciple Success Fails Definition Commentary 3 14 And he appointed twelve, that they might be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach, 15 and to have authority to cast out demons: 16 and Simon he surnamed Peter; - - After ...
by JoeWallack
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Magdalena Karta. Was Mark's Mary Magdalene Mark's Jesus' Mother?
Replies: 2
Views: 452

Magdalena Karta. Was Mark's Mary Magdalene Mark's Jesus' Mother?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WfbmIkyISs JW : I confess that the title of this Thread is intended as an attention getter but I also have faith that at the conclusion of this Thread the Superior Skeptic will agree that "Mark" (author) intended his Mary Magdalene to be Jesus' mother in some sense. ...
by JoeWallack
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Jordan turned back.
Replies: 17
Views: 3145

Bair Jordan

There seems to be in the Orthodox tradition a notion that, at Jesus' baptism by John in the Jordan, the Jordan turned back on itself (much as it did at the same river under Joshua): JW : This is a secondary observation Ben so let me know if you think it's a distraction. As always, I find it reMarka...
by JoeWallack
Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Dirk Gentile's Wholy(ish)tic Manuscript Detective Agency ("First Century Mark")
Replies: 18
Views: 9745

The Manuscriptian Candidate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubV3t9_CwDc JW : Date Evidence Summary of Evidence Source Credibility of Source Commentary 2014 Oxford scholar buys historic Cottonland Castle, distressed Austin Avenue landmark The sale was a surprise to Jeff Fish, a Baylor classics professor who has been involved i...
by JoeWallack
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Existed
Replies: 344
Views: 127207

Argument From Ehrman Figure of Speech

ARGUMENT FROM EHRMAN FIGURE OF SPEECH Was Jesus a Historical Figure? In any case, the fact that Paul knew Jesus’s own brother is the strongest (though certainly not the only) piece of evidence to support the fact that Jesus was a historical figure. As historian of early Christianity Bart Ehrman (an ...
by JoeWallack
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Dirk Gentile's Wholy(ish)tic Manuscript Detective Agency ("First Century Mark")
Replies: 18
Views: 9745

I Fool You Good

The Fool On The Hill JW : Date Evidence Summary of Evidence Source Credibility of Source Commentary 2014 Oxford scholar buys historic Cottonland Castle, distressed Austin Avenue landmark The sale was a surprise to Jeff Fish, a Baylor classics professor who has been involved in Obbink’s visits to Ba...
by JoeWallack
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Dirk Gentile's Wholy(ish)tic Manuscript Detective Agency ("First Century Mark")
Replies: 18
Views: 9745

Friends of Brill BYOM (Bring Your Own Manuscripts)

FCM Scandal A response from Dirk Obbink in connection with loss of more credentials: The Friends of Herculaneum Society Statement 15 July 2019: The Society is aware of allegations made by Prof. Michael Holmes of the Museum of the Bible against trustee Dirk Obbink regarding the supposed sale of papy...
by JoeWallack
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Skeptical Critical Commentary - Gospel of Mark
Replies: 37
Views: 38995

1:5 "River" Likely Not Original

JW : The combination of a minimum of quality External Manuscript support and The Difficult Reading Principle already makes omission of "river" likely original but further evidence: Matthew 3 5 Then went out unto him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about the Jordan ; 6 and they w...