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by MrMacSon
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why Pilate? Because of JAVELIN in Joshua 8:18
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: Why Pilate? Because of JAVELIN in Joshua 8:18

Homo Pilatus = Javelin, “armed-with-a-javelin ” ( pilum ). Joshua 8: 18 Then the Lord said to Joshua , “Hold out toward [the city] [G] A i the javelin that is in your hand , for into your hand I will deliver the city.” So Joshua held out toward the city the javelin that was in his hand. 19 As soon ...
by MrMacSon
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Ascension of Isaiah as intermediate phase between myth and history
Replies: 2
Views: 47

Re: The Ascension of Isaiah as intermediate phase between myth and history

i think the basic premise of this is good, though I would make the title - The Ascension of Isaiah as [an] intermediate phase between the beginning of the myth and its eventual portrayal as 'history' Another interesting aspect is the evolution of the concept and concretion of Satan, from 'the prince...
by MrMacSon
Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?
Replies: 20
Views: 256

Re: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?

Philo seems to suggest in On the Confusion of Tongues that 'Joseph' is an anthropomorphisation of 'the pride of wordly life' or 'the god that is' (or both), and an associated dialogue box that comes up on cursor rollover on ""Joseph - footnote 1 - suggests Philo generally refers to Joseph as meaning...
by MrMacSon
Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Classical Texts and History
Topic: Hadrian and the harmonization of local laws
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Hadrian and the harmonization of local laws

Hadrian and the harmonization of local laws, by Juan M. Cortés Copete, in The Impact of Justice on the Roman Empire. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire , 2019, O. Hekster, K. Verboven eds., Aelius Aristides, in his Oration on Rome, presents the Roman...
by MrMacSon
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Mark and Qumran - The Teacher of Righteousness?
Replies: 10
Views: 156

Re: Mark and Qumran - The Teacher of Righteousness?

Robert H. Gundry briefly wondered if 7Q5 might reflect a pre-Markan tradition https://www.jstor.org/stable/3268112?se ... b_contents
by MrMacSon
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Mark and Qumran - The Teacher of Righteousness?
Replies: 10
Views: 156

Re: Mark and Qumran - The Teacher of Righteousness?

Here's 7Q5 at https://www.deadseascrolls.org.il/explore-the-archive/manuscript/7Q5-1?locale=en_US eta: O'Callaghan's proposed identification This shows the Greek text of Mark 6:52-53. [ Red and] B old characters represent proposed identifications with characters from 7Q5: ου γαρ συνηκαν ε πι τοις αρ...
by MrMacSon
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Mark and Qumran - The Teacher of Righteousness?
Replies: 10
Views: 156

Re: Mark and Qumran - The Teacher of Righteousness?

edited: Regarding ... 7Q5 'preserving' a portion of text from the NT Gospel of Mark 6:52–53 ... . Ben has address whether 7Q5 could be a scrap from the gospel of Mark - http://www.textexcavation.com/qumran7q5.html Daniel B Wallace published a web-article about this in 2004 There's commentary here, a...
by MrMacSon
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?
Replies: 20
Views: 256

Re: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?

Weren't the gospels of Luke and Matthew written before Marcion? :eh: So the consensus. But obviously I follow the my way. :whistling: The idea that G.Luke was written before Marcion (and that Marcion butchered G.Luke) has been well challenged in recent years by several scholars: Joseph B Tyson, Jas...
by MrMacSon
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Mark and Qumran - The Teacher of Righteousness?
Replies: 10
Views: 156

Re: Mark and Qumran - The Teacher of Righteousness?

... I've noticed several striking similarities between the Qumranic Commentary on Isaiah and the Gospel of Mark, as well as similarities with the Commentary on the Psalms ... it is the Commentary on the Psalms that [contains] the prediction that the battle of Armageddon would begin 40 years after t...
by MrMacSon
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: 'Domitian and the Persecution That Didn’t Happen'
Replies: 11
Views: 2721

Re: 'Domitian and the Persecution That Didn’t Happen'

7 ... From an historical point of view, the evidence for any persecution of Christians under Domitian is feeble. 15 For Rome, Xiphilinos’ excerpt of the third-century historian Cassius Dio (the sources of Dio’s negative version of Domitian are difficult to identify) 16 points to religious arguments...