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by MrMacSon
Sat Oct 09, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Sons of Thunder
Replies: 3
Views: 1957

Re: The Sons of Thunder

another 'change-the-names' theme which pervade[s] the Old and New Testaments, and Justin Martyr ... and Philo and Josephus - . "upon the death of Onias the high priest, they gave the high priesthood to Y'shua/Jesus his brother ... this Y'shua/Jesus, who was the brother of Onias, was deprived o...
by MrMacSon
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:25 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The family of Jesus across the Gospels (origin of Mary as mother?)
Replies: 72
Views: 2329

Re: The family of Jesus across the Gospels (origin of Mary as mother?)

Gospel of Thomas logion 99, my literal translation: 99. said the(PL) Disciple to he : your(.PL) brothers with your(F) mother they standing-on-foot they on the part outside said he to they : they-who of these place who/which make-be [dop] the desire of my father these-ones are my(PL) brothers with m...
by MrMacSon
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Minimal Marcion
Replies: 20
Views: 764

Re: Klinghardt's complete Marcion in English - let the (end)games truly begin

This just in It's a masterpiece, and the Reconstruction is loaded with all the Greek and Latin, and variants. I've quickly scanned it, it will be a lot of work to process it but it is absolutely more than worth it. I bet it's good. I thought there was an ebook version, yet, while there's reference ...
by MrMacSon
Fri Oct 08, 2021 1:55 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Joseph ⟼ Pilate (the proof)
Replies: 24
Views: 750

Re: Joseph ⟼ Pilate (the proof)

In the second century we see the beginnings of attempts to link the destruction of the Temple in Hadrian's time with the events of 70 CE. Where do you think we [might] see that, Neil? That's when the shadows of Jesus ben Ananias and ben Saphat and others, perhaps, via their reading 1 of Josephus, h...
by MrMacSon
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Odes of Solomon 42 precedes Mark 15:29: the original "way" of the cross
Replies: 15
Views: 991

Re: Odes of Solomon 42 precedes Mark 15:29: the original "way" of the cross

Regarding, " the word...‘wood’ refers frequently in Syriac literature to the Cross", one would need to know what Syriac literature, when it might have been written, and what [texts] it was or might have been referring to, to properly contextualise that statement. An explanation of the way...
by MrMacSon
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Dating Paul's letters
Replies: 88
Views: 5333

Re: Dating Paul's letters

... As for the relevance of popular philosophers I posted some suggestions in this direction in recent posts: https://vridar.org/2021/06/03/jesus-and-paul-in-the-ancient-philosopher-tradition/ and https://vridar.org/2021/06/06/ancient-philosopher-traditions-pave-the-way-for-jesus-and-paul/ Sure, bu...
by MrMacSon
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Odes of Solomon 42 precedes Mark 15:29: the original "way" of the cross
Replies: 15
Views: 991

Re: Odes of Solomon 42 precedes Mark 15:29: the original "way" of the cross

The word is not tree, but wood I recommend you read pages 403-407 of https://archive.org/details/odesandpsalmsso01librgoog/page/n315/mode/2up Syriac, alas. Not my cup of tea On the word "wood", from https://archive.org/details/odespsalmsofsolo02unse/page/356/mode/2up (a) ... the word ... ...
by MrMacSon
Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Dating Paul's letters
Replies: 88
Views: 5333

Re: Dating Paul's letters

Neil, I think you dodged the main question, which is explain what you mean by a factory. Is there a directive going on? To me that seems rather conspiratorial, so I'm disinclined to accept such speculation. That is the conceptual problem I see. You used the word "factory" but I prefer the...
by MrMacSon
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: NTJ != HJ, ∴ no evidence of HJ?
Replies: 25
Views: 1727

Re: NTJ != HJ, ∴ no evidence of HJ?

Peter Kirby wrote: Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:03 pm This is me trying to be civil, actually.
No it's not Peter, it's you leading someone down the garden path for a gotcha ...

What I was saying probably doesn't not fully apply to Crossan. I was just silly enough to try to play your silly game.