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by Secret Alias
Wed Jul 28, 2021 5:49 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Greek Loanwords in Mishnaic Hebrew
Replies: 43
Views: 833

Re: Greek Loanwords in Mishnaic Hebrew

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by Secret Alias
Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:03 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Melito of Sardis’ Peri Pascha and the Site of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher
Replies: 9
Views: 190

Re: Melito of Sardis’ Peri Pascha and the Site of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

The LXX is cited by Melito. πικρίδων. The Hebrew doesn't fit the context.
by Secret Alias
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Greek Loanwords in Mishnaic Hebrew
Replies: 43
Views: 833

Re: Greek Loanwords in Mishnaic Hebrew

I had my own uncertainty about this investigation. Mishnaic Hebrew fell into disuse shortly after the establishment of the Mishnah. It's a very limited subset of texts. Not sure HTF this relates to Christianity. I suggested Aramaic because there is a more natural affinity with the religion of Jesus ...
by Secret Alias
Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Dating works in the Coptic language
Replies: 33
Views: 709

Re: Dating works in the Coptic language

"I imagine Thomas being a Samaritan refugee "

Is this for a novel you are writing or pseudo-scholarship?
by Secret Alias
Thu Jul 15, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Does Marcion's Gospel mention John the Baptist?
Replies: 63
Views: 35645

Re: Does Marcion's Gospel mention John the Baptist?

Or another John was originally meant.
by Secret Alias
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Caligula RELEASED (=PLT) Agrippas to make him the King of Jews
Replies: 30
Views: 632

Re: Caligula RELEASED (=PLT) Agrippas to make him the King of Jews

I would be interested in seeing the examples of פלט in Hebrew which relate to the scapegoat. And with respect to Pilate's actions what is your source for the idea that Pilate 'delivered' Barabas? Pilate is a historical person. I am not understanding you. Pilate isn't liberating or delivering Barabas...
by Secret Alias
Thu Jul 08, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Caligula RELEASED (=PLT) Agrippas to make him the King of Jews
Replies: 30
Views: 632

Re: Caligula RELEASED (=PLT) Agrippas to make him the King of Jews

A prisoner can escape on his own accord. But release is so inextricably grounded in ANOTHER PERSON providing freedom that in English at least you have to add 'yourself' 'oneself' 'himself' in order to correct the underlying assumption.