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by Peter Kirby
Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Were the Gospels Influential on Irenaeus's Martyrdom of ...
Replies: 6
Views: 20941

Re: Were the Gospels Influential on Irenaeus's Martyrdom of

Stephen Huller wrote:Irenaeus is credited with writing the original account of Polycarp's death
Is he? On what grounds?
by Peter Kirby
Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Historical Jesus scholarship
Replies: 14
Views: 36011

Re: Historical Jesus scholarship

Robert Tulip Peter Kirby does not understand what ad hominem reasoning is. The discussion here is about how going to pastor school trains you to be a pastor, not a historian, and how there is an actual difference, which perhaps Peter Kirby does not comprehend. Are you a pastor, Peter Kirby? We do n...
by Peter Kirby
Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Ur-Marcan Priority? Or Inner Circle?
Replies: 24
Views: 28901

Re: Ur-Marcan Priority? Or Inner Circle?

As an aside, James McGrath has reviewed Dennis MacDonald's book here:

http://www.bookreviews.org/pdf/8565_9390.pdf

His discussion of Papias is excellent, and his synoptic solution is certainly interesting.
by Peter Kirby
Fri Oct 04, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Were the Gospels Influential on Irenaeus's Martyrdom of ...
Replies: 6
Views: 20941

Re: Were the Gospels Influential on Irenaeus's Martyrdom of

stephan happy huller wrote:now that I talk to you I always meant to tell you you should put this up at your other site


http://www.ccg.org/english/s/b3.html
Hey, that's great, thank you. :)

I've added it to my Clement of Alexandria page.
by Peter Kirby
Fri Oct 04, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Were the Gospels Influential on Irenaeus's Martyrdom of ...
Replies: 6
Views: 20941

Re: Were the Gospels Influential on Irenaeus's Martyrdom of

stephan happy huller wrote:I swear I've been to this bar before ...
Welcome aboard. :)

I'm trying to recreate some of the same community that we had over at the other place... this starts with trying to pick up some of the threads in progress. 8-)