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by iskander
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: David Bentley Hart’s NT Translation "Recaptures the Awkward, Multivoiced Power of the Original."
Replies: 15
Views: 16202

Re: David Bentley Hart’s NT Translation "Recaptures the Awkward, Multivoiced Power of the Original."

The translation of http://www.newadvent.org/bible/rom009.htm does not say Chtist is God. It says " who rules as God "--- as Mohamed, the Pope and others do. Footnote [2] ‘Christ, who rules as God’; some commentators would translate, ‘Blessed be God who is above all things, for ever’, making this a d...
by iskander
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?
Replies: 21
Views: 15492

Re: Why Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?

Isaiah 14. Jewish Study Bible. Isaiah 14.1-23: A mock lament concerning Israel's oppressor. The poem in vv 4b-21 the ignominious death of an Assyrian monarch of Isaiah's time, probably Sargon II , who was killed in battle in 705. It was later interpreted as predicting the death of a Babylonian mona...
by iskander
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Boink the Step-Mother? – Look Out Below (1 Cor 5:5)
Replies: 19
Views: 13301

Re: Boink the Step-Mother? – Look Out Below (1 Cor 5:5)

The Jewish origin of Christianity is what 1 Cor. 5 is clearly showing.Paul was acting as an observant believer who wanted to introduce some innovations into the old religion while keeping some 'eternal' laws in the new religion. The Torah describes a practice of declaring people cherem, which means ...
by iskander
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: David Bentley Hart’s NT Translation "Recaptures the Awkward, Multivoiced Power of the Original."
Replies: 15
Views: 16202

Re: David Bentley Hart’s NT Translation "Recaptures the Awkward, Multivoiced Power of the Original."

Richmond Lattimore,The New Testament ISBN 9780865475343 North Point Press. New York Romans 9:4-5 They are Israelites. Theirs is the adoption and the glory, theirs the covenants and the giving of the law and the service and the promises. From them are the fathers, from them in the way of the flesh, ...
by iskander
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?
Replies: 21
Views: 15492

Re: Why Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?

Isaiah 14. Jewish Study Bible. Isaiah 14.1-23: A mock lament concerning Israel's oppressor. The poem in vv 4b-21 the ignominious death of an Assyrian monarch of Isaiah's time, probably Sargon II , who was killed in battle in 705. It was later interpreted as predicting the death of a Babylonian mona...
by iskander
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Boink the Step-Mother? – Look Out Below (1 Cor 5:5)
Replies: 19
Views: 13301

Re: Boink the Step-Mother? – Look Out Below (1 Cor 5:5)

Maybe. And the syntax is also difficult, so that really doesn't help. And Paul says that as this one is handed over to Satan it ishttp://earlywritings.com/forum/posting.php?mode=reply&f=3&t=3253 "for the destruction of the flesh in order that the spirit will be saved in the day of the Lord". Whose ...
by iskander
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Boink the Step-Mother? – Look Out Below (1 Cor 5:5)
Replies: 19
Views: 13301

Re: Boink the Step-Mother? – Look Out Below (1 Cor 5:5)

It is an excommunication. The individual is cut-off from the community; In the Hebrew Bible, to "cut off" (Hebrew: כרת‎ karath), is a form of punishment which may mean killing or excluding from the people.[2][3] The Book of Numbers states that anyone who sins deliberately or high-handedly is to be ...
by iskander
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Boink the Step-Mother? – Look Out Below (1 Cor 5:5)
Replies: 19
Views: 13301

Re: Boink the Step-Mother? – Look Out Below (1 Cor 5:5)

It is an excommunication. The individual is cut-off from the community; In the Hebrew Bible, to "cut off" (Hebrew: כרת‎ karath), is a form of punishment which may mean killing or excluding from the people.[2][3] The Book of Numbers states that anyone who sins deliberately or high-handedly is to be c...
by iskander
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?
Replies: 21
Views: 15492

Re: Why Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?

Isaiah 14. Jewish Study Bible. Isaiah 14.1-23: A mock lament concerning Israel's oppressor. The poem in vv 4b-21 the ignominious death of an Assyrian monarch of Isaiah's time, probably Sargon II , who was killed in battle in 705. It was later interpreted as predicting the death of a Babylonian monar...
by iskander
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: David Bentley Hart’s NT Translation "Recaptures the Awkward, Multivoiced Power of the Original."
Replies: 15
Views: 16202

Re: David Bentley Hart’s NT Translation "Recaptures the Awkward, Multivoiced Power of the Original."

Richmond Lattimore,The New Testament ISBN 9780865475343 North Point Press. New York Romans 9:4-5 They are Israelites. Theirs is the adoption and the glory, theirs the covenants and the giving of the law and the service and the promises. From them are the fathers, from them in the way of the flesh, t...