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by Gorit Maqueda
Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:01 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Nomina Sacra
Replies: 48
Views: 12110

Re: Nomina Sacra

Hi, Stephan

I'm sure IC, IH, etc. stand for Jesus. I was just wondering when the whole name Iesous begins to appear in the surviving Greek NT manuscripts.
by Gorit Maqueda
Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Nomina Sacra
Replies: 48
Views: 12110

Re: Nomina Sacra

[quote="perseusomega9"]can anyone explain how we get james out of ya'aqub?[/quote]
I suppose it would come from its Greek equivalent, picking the first and last letters (Iakobos or something like that).

My original question remains unanswered..
by Gorit Maqueda
Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Nomina Sacra
Replies: 48
Views: 12110

Nomina Sacra

The Wikipedia article about Nomina Sacra seems quite exhaustive citing the occurrence of these shorthands in ancient papyri.

My question is: which is our oldest Greek papyrus where Jesus is cited by its complete name instead of IS / IC / IY?
by Gorit Maqueda
Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:09 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Stephen Law: Evidence, Miracles, and the Existence of Jesus
Replies: 5
Views: 4188

Re: Stephen Law: Evidence, Miracles, and the Existence of Je

Perhaps the contaminated principle's biggest problem is its own name: it seems to pre-suppose that there is something that was once uncontaminated and real.
by Gorit Maqueda
Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Please give me some feedback
Replies: 19
Views: 5925

Re: Please give me some feedback

I'm an old man with and old, dumb mobile phone, who only use an android simulator (on PC) to play Wordfeude and receive whatsapp messages. By all means, please, don't sacrifice the clearness of the "PC" interface to the altar of the new, heretical, mobile religion! :-) IOW, as suggested by spin, pro...
by Gorit Maqueda
Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:55 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Existed
Replies: 355
Views: 207905

Re: Proofs That Jesus Existed

Argument from History of Science: 1. Most ancient scientists once believed that the luminiferous aether existed. 2. Most ancient scientists once believed that phlogiston existed. 3. Most ancient scientists once believed that the vital force existed. 4. Most ancient scholars once believed that Jesus ...
by Gorit Maqueda
Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:45 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Existed
Replies: 355
Views: 207905

Re: Proofs That Jesus Existed

Argument from Zen masters:
1. Jesus didn't exist.
2. Therefore, Jesus existed.
by Gorit Maqueda
Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:37 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Proofs That Jesus Existed
Replies: 355
Views: 207905

Re: Proofs That Jesus Existed

The argument that lies beneath every argument:
1. Jesus existed.
2. Therefore, Jesus existed.
by Gorit Maqueda
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Monotheism and John 1:1
Replies: 20
Views: 12089

Re: Monotheism and John 1:1

Your term "The pre-Nicene New Testament" is a first for me. This is just Robert M. Price's translation of the New Testament and 27 other texts. The name of Price's book. Yes, Peter's right. I enjoyed Price's book a lot (it is full of commentaries and provocative footnotes). IIRC, one of his aims we...