James wasn't the carnal brother of Jesus even for the interpolator of “brother of Lord” in Gal 1:19

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James wasn't the carnal brother of Jesus even for the interpolator of “brother of Lord” in Gal 1:19

Post by Giuseppe » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:53 am

According to the Gospel to the Hebrews,

James, having drunk from the Lord’s cup, swore that he would never eat bread again till he had seen the Lord rising from the dead. The Lord appeared to him said, “Bring a table and bread!”, took the bread, blessed it, broke it, and then gave it to James the Just, saying “my brother, eat thy bread, for the Son of Man is risen from the dead”

(In Jerome, De Viris illustr., 2).

Here there is an implicit criticism against the traditionalist abstinence from bread, behind the words “Bring a table and bread!”.
This James is proclaimed “brother” by the Risen Jesus himself.

Hence the interpolator of Gal 1:19 was meaning that the Revelation received by Peter and by James was older than the revelation received by Paul, and the reason why Paul had to descend to Jerusalem to pay debt homage to those previous leaders.

So the Catholic interpolator of Gal 1:19 wanted to make Paul subject to James not in virtue of a presumed carnal parentage of James with Jesus (far from it!), but under the same rules of the game wanted by Paul: in terms of (pure precedency about) pure revelation.
Nihil enim in speciem fallacius est quam prava religio. -Liv. xxxix. 16.

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