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by lsayre
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: No, the Tribute Logion is not pauline but marcionite
Replies: 3
Views: 2436

Re: No, the Tribute Logion is not pauline but marcionite

Broken link for "found by Gandy and Freke" in the post above.
by lsayre
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Paul, the lesser Christ
Replies: 23
Views: 14610

Re: Paul, the lesser Christ

Megatron
by lsayre
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Paul, the lesser Christ
Replies: 23
Views: 14610

Re: Paul, the lesser Christ

This thread intrigues me greatly. It harkens back to what might be my first (and only substantive, if one can call it that) thread initiated within this forum, back in 2015. In it I eventually revealed my thought that Paul himself was once thought of as a god in his own right and that Christ was an ...
by lsayre
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Paul, the lesser Christ
Replies: 23
Views: 14610

Re: Paul, the lesser Christ

Ben C. Smith wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:12 am
Am I the only one who thinks that Metatron sounds like the name of a Saturday morning cartoon robot or some such?
No! The first time I heard it, I thought the exact same thing.
by lsayre
Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Jesus doesn't know the OT scriptures in proto-John
Replies: 1
Views: 2264

Re: Jesus doesn't know the OT scriptures in proto-John

Evan Powell has a very good Ur-John. Read everything in bold print and skip everything that is underlined.

http://www.historical-jesus.com/ur-john-text.html
by lsayre
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: John the Baptist is interpolated in Justin's Dialogue with Trypho
Replies: 7
Views: 1733

Re: John the Baptist is interpolated in Justin's Dialogue with Trypho

Giuseppe wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:20 am
Excuse me, but I don't know what you mean by the expression "presto-change-o-switch" .
Magical switch from Matthew to proto-Mark.
by lsayre
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: John the Baptist is interpolated in Justin's Dialogue with Trypho
Replies: 7
Views: 1733

Re: John the Baptist is interpolated in Justin's Dialogue with Trypho

I think you are onto something with regard to interpolations here!

But if the interpolations are drawn from Matthew (as indicated by your first quote), how does the presto-change-o switch to a proto-Mark happen?
by lsayre
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Is the angel Jesus the same archangel Michael?
Replies: 2
Views: 3898

Re: Is the angel Jesus the same archangel Michael?

The phrase you highlighted and colorized seems to me to be a Christian interpolation. But I lean toward the earliest layer of Revelation potentially being pre-Christianity.