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by perseusomega9
Thu Sep 22, 2022 5:16 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: If Discussing Early Christianity Were a Sport What Would the Rules Be?
Replies: 36
Views: 989

Re: If Discussing Early Christianity Were a Sport What Would the Rules Be?

:cheers:

one of the versions being one that insisted a guy during Pilate's time being cruxxed.
by perseusomega9
Thu Sep 22, 2022 4:55 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The Samaritans
Replies: 48
Views: 1513

Re: The Samaritans

That looks like a great DnD campaign dungeon map.
by perseusomega9
Sat Sep 17, 2022 6:34 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: πίστις Χριστοῦ (faith of Christ) survey question
Replies: 11
Views: 456

Re: πίστις Χριστοῦ (faith of Christ) survey question

I'm not sure there's a whole lot of interest in the topic or understanding of what's at stake in the issue on this forum though. From gryan's link "The book was originally submitted to the Very Short Introductions series as Pistis Christou: A Very Short Introduction. However, after its uncondi...
by perseusomega9
Thu Sep 15, 2022 3:54 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Book of Revelation - various viewpoints
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: Book of Revelation - various viewpoints

While not specifically on Revelation, this interview with a mathematician/biblical studies prof discusses how the 666 = Nero isn't nearly as clear cut as it's made out.

Mythvision Podcast- Decoding numbers in the bible.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-vBx9wGWTM
by perseusomega9
Sun Sep 11, 2022 7:20 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: List of items who support a Marcionite influence on the gospels
Replies: 7
Views: 346

Re: List of items who support a Marcionite influence on the gospels

1) the emphasis on the "new": a new god, new wineskins, new followers, new authority etc 2) the emphasis on the "good": a good message, only god is good, golden rule, etc 3) the emphasis on the "alien": the good samaritan, the gratitude only by gentiles, nowhere where ...
by perseusomega9
Thu Sep 08, 2022 3:48 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: If No New Information, Data, Material Emerges About Christianity What's There to Write About?
Replies: 14
Views: 453

Re: If No New Information, Data, Material Emerges About Christianity What's There to Write About?

This is why I laugh when some consensus gatekeeping cyclopians liken mythicism to creationism while pretending their own endeavors have the rigours of material science engineering.
by perseusomega9
Mon Sep 05, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Passages that show Paul thought Jesus was pre-existent?
Replies: 57
Views: 1760

Re: Passages that show Paul thought Jesus was pre-existent?

I don't think the issue of whether G.Mark preceded Marcion's Evangelion or the date of Paul's letter have any bearing (though whether Paul's letters were edited in the Marcionite community might) This has an impact because you have another chronology of the earliest sources and therefore you have t...
by perseusomega9
Fri Sep 02, 2022 12:25 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: What was Paul's primary lesson he wanted people to learn
Replies: 18
Views: 678

Re: What was Paul's primary lesson he wanted people to learn

Simon Magus Peter Paul sounds like a great 60s band name.

eta: (Let's update to 90s hiphop) "Are you down with SMPP"
by perseusomega9
Fri Sep 02, 2022 12:23 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: What was Paul's primary lesson he wanted people to learn
Replies: 18
Views: 678

Re: What was Paul's primary lesson he wanted people to learn

Philippians 2:8-11 (ESV) RE: Someone was awarded the name 'Jesus' post obedience leading to death on a cross. Whom that someone might be eludes me. But why bother bestowing the name 'Jesus' upon someone who was already named Jesus? And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedi...