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by StephenGoranson
Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:51 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: New *proposed* ink dating: "Jesus Wife" 200 AD (?!)
Replies: 1
Views: 1727

New *proposed* ink dating: "Jesus Wife" 200 AD (?!)

Harvard Crimson: https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2016/11/11/papyrus-christianity-divinity-school/ No peer-reviewed publication is mentioned there. Commentary by Harvard Classics Prof. Emeritus Christopher Jones: https://www.academia.edu/29812018/The_Gospel_of_Jesus_Wife_redux?auto=download A prev...
by StephenGoranson
Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:00 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Elaboration on the Flight to Pella
Replies: 9
Views: 6802

Re: Elaboration on the Flight to Pella

Did Eusebius (as Giuseppe apparently suggested two posts above) invent the flight to Pella, leaving a reader without help to find a parallel with Pella in Macedonia and conquering the world from there (rather than Jerusalem and Rome)? Did Brandon 1951:169 mistakenly claim that Pella in Jordan was fo...
by StephenGoranson
Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Elaboration on the Flight to Pella
Replies: 9
Views: 6802

Re: Elaboration on the Flight to Pella

A flight to the east of the Jordan might not be unprecedented. Earlier, according to Qumran mss, there was a flight to "the land of Damascus."
by StephenGoranson
Thu Nov 03, 2016 7:29 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Replies: 39
Views: 24674

Re: Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Thanks Ken. Taylor's dissertation is fine, but it also could be seen, to some extent, as an "academic corrective," minimizing both what might be called "Jewish Christianity" as well as continuity of some traditions against what could be seen as the maximalizing school of Bellarmino Baggati ofm. I fi...
by StephenGoranson
Thu Nov 03, 2016 5:30 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Replies: 39
Views: 24674

Re: Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Note than Joan E. Taylor changed her mind between her 1989 dissertation cited by Annabel J. Wharton (in the post immediately above) and her 1998 NTS article (cited 8 posts above).
by StephenGoranson
Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:16 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Replies: 39
Views: 24674

Re: Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Perhaps of interest to some readers: Joan Taylor, Golgatha: A Reconsideration of the Evidence for the Sites of Jesus' Crucifixion and Burial, New Testament Studies 44 (1998) 180-203, which uses Melito of Sardis among other sources. Abstract: In this study Golgotha is defined as the area of a disused...
by StephenGoranson
Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:06 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Hebrew papyrus from the 8th c. BCE?
Replies: 10
Views: 6654

Re: Hebrew papyrus from the 8th c. BCE?

Christopher Rollston has commented further (Nov. 1) on the "Jerusalem papyrus" (and also added a paragraph, VII, on ink, to his previous post):
http://www.rollstonepigraphy.com/
by StephenGoranson
Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:28 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The evolution of christian cultic vocabulary
Replies: 65
Views: 13096

Re: The evolution of christian cultic vocabulary

These are discussed in, among other places:
Title Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Neuen Testament. English.
Title Theological dictionary of the New Testament. Translator and editor: Geoffrey W. Bromiley.
Published Grand Rapids, Mich., Eerdmans c1964-c1976.
by StephenGoranson
Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:24 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Hebrew papyrus from the 8th c. BCE?
Replies: 10
Views: 6654

Re: Hebrew papyrus from the 8th c. BCE?

Jerusalem Post comments: "Moreover, without presenting any evidence, Maeir alleged that the thieves may have forged the writing on an authentic papyri, with the goal of charging exorbitant fees on the international black market, where similar findings can garner over $1 million." http://www.jpost.co...
by StephenGoranson
Sat Oct 29, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: New Qumran Scrolls
Replies: 6
Views: 7719

Re: New Qumran Scrolls

The hamhigh report (or advertisement?) above says 4 fragments. The mirror says 5 fragments. The last link has photos of fragments (unpromising and on first impression overpriced), "unstudied and unmarketed until 2016." "3 fragments and 2 fragment sets, totaling 15 fragments...likely Greek or Hebrew....