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by MrMacSon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Both Paul and Minucius Felix had a problem with euhemerizers
Replies: 59
Views: 16896

Re: Both Paul and Minucius Felix had a problem with euhemerizers

Giuseppe wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:52 am
...my admiration for Carrier/Doherty/Price/Couchoud increases vertiginously becoming quasi an authentic worship.
u humorizer, u
by MrMacSon
Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: I Will Have a Chapter in a New Mythicism Book
Replies: 48
Views: 11149

Re: I Will Have a Chapter in a New Mythicism Book

The Savior healing the Creation ... he main protagonist being God. Yep. They were seeking to both use Judaism, especially it's Creation myths, and to sideline the main tenets - ....If you look at the Marcionite treatment of the passage (as filtered through Irenaeus/Tertullian): ... in this case He ...
by MrMacSon
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: I Will Have a Chapter in a New Mythicism Book
Replies: 48
Views: 11149

Re: I Will Have a Chapter in a New Mythicism Book

The end of Galatians 2 covers it - 15 “We who are Jews by birth and not sinful Gentiles 16 know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the...
by MrMacSon
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: I Will Have a Chapter in a New Mythicism Book
Replies: 48
Views: 11149

Re: I Will Have a Chapter in a New Mythicism Book

... Jesus is the generic human, the representative of Israel, the bearer of divine authority, who comes for a redemptive purpose ... Salvation depends on the genericness of Jesus ... . Yep. Sid Martin's 2013 book, Secret of the Savior , is probably the best argument for and discussion of that point.
by MrMacSon
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Bullshit
Replies: 2
Views: 1403

Re: Bullshit

"Genre & Meaning in Mark's Gospel" ...
by MrMacSon
Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: I Will Have a Chapter in a New Mythicism Book
Replies: 48
Views: 11149

Re: I Will Have a Chapter in a New Mythicism Book

Here is a quick summary. The angel man is a core part of the Pentateuch. The word for man in Hebrew is translated into Greek as the same two letters as the most common nomen sacrum in early Christian manuscripts. Justin says the name (nomen sacrum) can be read as 'man' or 'Jesus.' So the idea finds...
by MrMacSon
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: “The god Iao and his connection with the Biblical God
Replies: 0
Views: 3006

“The god Iao and his connection with the Biblical God

. Abstract ... the god named Iao is found in Greek and Latin sources of the Hellenistic period since the 1st century BCE. It mainly appears in writings displaying marks of religious syncretism, used as one of the names designating either the highest God or one of his emanations. In the following is...
by MrMacSon
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Iesu Used as Nominative
Replies: 10
Views: 2799

Re: Iesu Used as Nominative

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e4/Christus_Sol_Invictus.jpeg/220px-Christus_Sol_Invictus.jpeg Christ as Helios in his solar chariot, from the fourth century tomb of Julii That image from the tomb/ mausoleum of the Julii, discovered under Saint Peter’s Basilica (in the Vatica...
by MrMacSon
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Question for Secret Alias about Ishu.
Replies: 22
Views: 6259

Re: Question for Secret Alias about Ishu.

MrMacSon wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:19 am
Is there a linguistic relationship between Ishu and Ἰησοῦς / Iesous ?
There's https://www.howtopronounce.com/ishu

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by MrMacSon
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Question for Secret Alias about Ishu.
Replies: 22
Views: 6259

Re: Question for Secret Alias about Ishu.

Is there a linguistic relation between Ishu and Joshua/Yeshua? Is there a linguistic relationship between Ishu and Ἰησοῦς / Iēsoû / Iesous ? [eta: The Septuagint uses Ἰησοῖ as the dative, while the New Testament uses Ἰησοῦ.] There's also the question of whether there's a potential relationship, lin...