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by perseusomega9
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:38 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: May I ask you a rudimentary question?
Replies: 30
Views: 15119

Re: May I ask you a rudimentary question?

hey SecretAlias,

do you know where one can find the paper that used to be on Deterring's (PBUH) site by Stephan Huller that argued for Peregrinus=Polycarp?
by perseusomega9
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: May I ask you a rudimentary question?
Replies: 30
Views: 15119

Re: May I ask you a rudimentary question?

Which 2nd century christians is he allegedly associated with? But he's also written very recent scriptural texts for them (the same christians?)
by perseusomega9
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Did Luke write the epistle of James?
Replies: 40
Views: 17091

Re: Did Luke write the epistle of James?

One can find various interpolation theories, multipart letter hypotheses, lost letters (Laodikeans?) and even admitted forgeries (which is teh r34l Thessalonians?) in the Pauline Epistles. Are there any such 'partitioning' ideas for James' one and only letter?
by perseusomega9
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Did Luke write the epistle of James?
Replies: 40
Views: 17091

Re: Did Luke write the epistle of James?

The epistle of James isn’t railing specifically against those misreadings, but instead wants to challenge any reading of Paul that makes faith into an excuse not to live a holy life—a common concern in the post-Pauline epistles generally. We only have to think of the Reformation to see that Paul’s ...
by perseusomega9
Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: A NEW APPROACH TO AN OLD PROBLEM
Replies: 80
Views: 38665

Re: A NEW APPROACH TO AN OLD PROBLEM

Did Bernard just try to hype his rep by posting testimonials to his work from random internet strangers?
by perseusomega9
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 1 Cor 15:3-11 once again
Replies: 176
Views: 92446

Re: 1 Cor 15:3-11 once again

Getting back to 1 Cor. 15:3-11, it seems simpler to suppose it is original given that it is not only in keeping with the acceptance of Paul by Nazarenes but also with 1 Peter (which I think is genuine and similarly preaches that Jesus "died for our sins"). It seems overly complicated to suppose tha...
by perseusomega9
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: What Were the Moneychangers at the Temple Changing Money for?
Replies: 25
Views: 8303

Re: What Were the Moneychangers at the Temple Changing Money for?

I know, I'm rereading Eisenmann. I figured someone here would catch the reference, you get bonus points.
by perseusomega9
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: What Were the Moneychangers at the Temple Changing Money for?
Replies: 25
Views: 8303

Re: What Were the Moneychangers at the Temple Changing Money for?

Secret Alias wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:05 am
What would the changed money have been used for?
to purchase a privy for the high priest
by perseusomega9
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: A NEW APPROACH TO AN OLD PROBLEM
Replies: 80
Views: 38665

Re: A NEW APPROACH TO AN OLD PROBLEM

I see mary crossposted a similar thought
by perseusomega9
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: A NEW APPROACH TO AN OLD PROBLEM
Replies: 80
Views: 38665

Re: A NEW APPROACH TO AN OLD PROBLEM

yes, and as Mary points out it was likely the Herodian/establishment Jews, but our texts usually just say 'the Jews' and we have to read between the lines.