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by Jax
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: There was an apparent boom in Jesus stories after the first gospel?
Replies: 11
Views: 5797

Re: There was an apparent boom in Jesus stories after the first gospel?

Accepting a 2nd century dating for all of the Gospels is kind of tough, as the first Gospel, usually thought to be Mark, can possibly be as early as the 70's in the 1st century. The last Gospel, possibly Luke, may be as late as after the introduction of the Marcion canon somewhere in the 140's. Thi...
by Jax
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: There was an apparent boom in Jesus stories after the first gospel?
Replies: 11
Views: 5797

Re: There was an apparent boom in Jesus stories after the first gospel?

Accepting a 2nd century dating for all of the Gospels is kind of tough, as the first Gospel, usually thought to be Mark, can possibly be as early as the 70's in the 1st century. The last Gospel, possibly Luke, may be as late as after the introduction of the Marcion cannon somewhere in the 140's. Thi...
by Jax
Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: New Fragment of Mark! Dated 1st century!
Replies: 44
Views: 16452

Re: New Fragment of Mark! Dated 1st century!

It was always possible to date gMark, and gMatthew, earlier than Antiquities and its dating of 93/94 c.e. The mention in both these gospels of Herodias being married to Philip establishes that. (The Herodias and Philip material in Slavonic Josephus supports the gMark and gMatthew account). Josephus...