A Surfeit of Johns

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Joseph D. L.
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A Surfeit of Johns

Post by Joseph D. L. » Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:31 am

John, the Apostle
John, the Evangelist
John bar Zebedee
John of Patmos, the Divine
Elder John, the Presbyter
John Mark
John, the Baptist
Jonah, the father of Peter and Andrew
Julian Alexander, also called Shemaiah
Ananias of Damascus
Yohanan ben Zakkai
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Re: A Surfeit of Johns

Post by Martin Klatt » Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:08 pm

John Lennon.
The Three Johns.
John Cougar Mellencamp.
Johnny Jordaan.
What I have written, I have written........., but it ain't necessarily so.

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Re: A Surfeit of Johns

Post by lsayre » Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:25 pm

Onias
Honi the Circle Drawer
Oannes

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Re: A Surfeit of Johns

Post by Ben C. Smith » Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:20 pm

Joseph D. L. wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:31 am
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John, the Elder
John, the Presbyter
....
Same person. Presbyter = πρεσβύτερος = elder.
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Re: A Surfeit of Johns

Post by Joseph D. L. » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:57 pm

Ben C. Smith wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:20 pm
Joseph D. L. wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:31 am
....
John, the Elder
John, the Presbyter
....
Same person. Presbyter = πρεσβύτερος = elder.
To be fair I think most of these Johns are the same person.

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Re: A Surfeit of Johns

Post by Ben C. Smith » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:58 pm

Joseph D. L. wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:57 pm
Ben C. Smith wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:20 pm
Joseph D. L. wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:31 am
....
John, the Elder
John, the Presbyter
....
Same person. Presbyter = πρεσβύτερος = elder.
To be fair I think most of these Johns are the same person.
Fair enough, but the other Johns require an argument, whereas this one does not.
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Re: A Surfeit of Johns

Post by Joseph D. L. » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:10 am

Ben C. Smith wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:58 pm
Joseph D. L. wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:57 pm
Ben C. Smith wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:20 pm
Joseph D. L. wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:31 am
....
John, the Elder
John, the Presbyter
....
Same person. Presbyter = πρεσβύτερος = elder.
To be fair I think most of these Johns are the same person.
Fair enough, but the other Johns require an argument, whereas this one does not.
True. I'll adjust my post accordingly.

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