Monthly Archives: February 2012

Jesus as they (probably) knew Him – The Gospels as Sources

Let’s get the truth out on the historical Jesus. Kidding. I’ll start now with the first author in the anthology I was writing here about. Thomas W. Manson was Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and exegesis at Manchester University. He … Continue reading

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Gary Cottrell – Luke and Acts

  Gary Cottrell continues his series on the authorship of the Gospels. Here is the conclusion on his observations on Luke and Acts: So, I must leave you with an uncertain conclusion. I do tend to accept the traditional authorship … Continue reading

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The Jesus as they probably knew Him

I’ll try to keep things tighter this time as with this subject I’m much closer to the heart of the big questions of my life, a life shaped volens-nolens around Christian values and praxis. The problem is that, while I … Continue reading

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And you Brutus? (Render unto Caesar – The Economist)

If you still did not feel for the alarming news of the hijacking of the Christian values by some of its old enemies,┬áhere is another example which should give food for worries even more. This time due to the political … Continue reading

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Jesus was a Jew – what’s new about it?

I haven’t fully recovered from the shock provoked by the news that atheists are planning now to steal the Christianity’s best features when I cam across this piece of news in The Times under the alarming title: “Unholy row as … Continue reading

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The Innocents Abroad – Mark Twain : the Dominican friars

This series of posts on Mark Twain’s book is destined to be used mainly as tags for future projects. As I am progressing with the reading I pick the pieces which make the most impact on me and unload them … Continue reading

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What Matthew wrote and what did not? – Gary Cottrell’s overview

I find Gary Cottrell’s posts pleasantly readable and informative. He is very skilled in concentrating lots of information and ideas in small packages which makes his reading a well spent past time in my case. Here is a fragment from … Continue reading

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