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Is AD's Accretion-Dating Useful?
Background: In April DeConick'
s compositional model, GTh is divided into 148 parts. Some of these are whole sayings, others subsayings. The kernel, dated 30-50...
Apr 2, 2008
I know many of you are busy, if not on vacation, this weekend, but I'm rather excited about some test changes I've uploaded to my website, and I'm anxious to...
Mar 27, 2008
Paterson Brown (with whom I have had a long internet acquaintance, and who is, I believe, a member of the group) has informed me that he has created and posted...
Mar 4, 2008
DeConick on the Mother Sayings
s book _The Original Gospel of Thomas in Translation_ has been out in paperback for a couple of months now, and I was at long last able to...
Feb 8, 2008
A topic that is somewhat related to the most recent discussions on this list is the subject of nicknames. In various places in the New Testament (and outside...
Jan 18, 2008
Two Thomases ?
Greetings all, and all the best for 2008. I was having a bit of a cyber-joust with a colleague of mine earlier this week, and sensed that neither of us came...
Jan 14, 2008
Mt 12:22-37 and Some Related Passages
In support of the theory that Matthew used Mk and Th as sources and that Luke used Mk, Th and Mt as sources, I offer the following argument regarding Mt...
Jan 5, 2008
Re: [GTh] House of Israel / Judah
... I don't agree with your "of course"
. In fact, I don't have that impression at all. Jesus is plenty intolerant in John's Gospel. ... One possibility is that...
Sep 21, 2007
Thomas logion 71. Response. Re-submitted
On the term "house" in Thomas 71. Reply to J.M.G. Cornier Using the word "house" for the Jerusalem Temple is normal usage in Hebrew and Aramaic. Compare the...
Sep 19, 2007
Re: [GTh] Logion 5
... Sure. Coptic suffers from lack of a neuter gender. So it has to make do with either masculine or feminine. In the case in question, the morpheme involved...
Sep 19, 2007
Re: [GTh] Corinth?
What follows is an argument that an important phase of the development of Thomas occurred at the Corinthian Assembly in the mid fifties. In this post, the...
Sep 18, 2007
House of Israel / Judah
To the average student of Thomas, logion 71 appears to the "naked eye" as a bit of a take off on John 2:18 - 22 ... 2.18 The Jews then said to him, "What sign...
Sep 17, 2007
I have noticed repeatedly that most translators of Thomas ... certainly Blatz, Lambdin, Layton, Patterson / Meyer, Doresse (also Mike Grondin) tend to...
Sep 17, 2007
Re: [GTh] German Critical Edition
Hi Andrew- I suspect tou are thinking of this: Nag Hammadi Deutsch, 1. Band: NHC I,1-V,1: Eingeleitet und übersetzt von Mitgliedern des Berliner...
Aug 24, 2007
German Critical Edition
Hello all, I have a quick question. A few years back, I recall a German group was putting together their own critical edition of the Gospel of Thomas. The...
Aug 23, 2007
Saying 62 is usually rendered "Jesus said 'I tell my mysteries to those who are worthy of my mysteries. What thy right hand will do let not thy left hand know...
Aug 17, 2007
Re: [GTh] Re: Hellenist Material in Thomas
... I think you underestimate the fear and repugnance with which circumcision was viewed by Paul's constituency (the Gentiles). On the other hand, where's the...
Aug 12, 2007
FW: Hellenist Material in Thomas
Sorry for the confusion of names. There were messages from Frank McCoy and Ron McCann next to each other, and I must have got them mixed up. Some notes for the...
Aug 11, 2007
Re: [GTh] Hellenist Material in Thomas
A. Introduction In post #7529, it is argued that the earliest Jesus Assembly in Jerusalem was divided into two main groups: 1. the Hebrews: They were behind...
Aug 9, 2007
Re: [GTH] Did the Disciples Keep Records in Greek?
Ruairidh Bóid asks, "What happened to the records kept by the personal disciples of Jesus, which would not have been in Greek?" In the first place, we don't...
Aug 9, 2007
Does disrobing in saying 37 refer to baptism?
His disciples said, when will you be revealed to us and when shall we see you. "When you disrobe without being ashamed and and take up your garments and place...
Aug 7, 2007
Re: [GTh] Re: Does disrobing in saying 37 refer to baptism?
Do remember our good Puritan heritage. We tend to judge things based on these long established values and some 1800 years of NT theology; which is not the...
Jul 31, 2007
Re: [GTh] Does disrobing in saying 37 refer to baptism?
Jonathon Z. Smith also held to this belief, but I don't have the reference readily available. Jim Bauer ... From: danw888 To: gthomas@yahoogroups
Jul 25, 2007
a Latin version of Thomas?
LogionÂ 52 of the Coptic Gospel of Thomas reads as follows: His disciples said to Him, "Twenty-
four prophets spoke in Israel, and all of them spoke in You." He...
Jul 16, 2007
Verbatim NT logia
I am not certain how many members of this list would claim to be proficient in both Coptic and in classical / ancient Greek (or ancient Hebrew for that matter)...
Jul 2, 2007
Searching the gthomas archives with Google!
Yahoo's so-called search feature is sometimes frustrating to use when trying to track things down in the archives. I recently got a tip from someone on another...
Jun 28, 2007
Re: [GTh] Re: earliest Thomas reference ?
Hi Maurice, From what you describe regarding Clement and "Secret Teachings" his most probable referent is not to Thomas but more likely the Secret Book...
Jun 15, 2007
earliest Thomas reference ?
In the light of Perrin's claim that the Gospel of Thomas is based on the Diatessaron (composed 172 or slightly later). I have been trying to find our earliest...
Jun 15, 2007
Re: [GTh] I, Myself ...
Hi Maurice, ... L108 does have the little word '2W'
, which can be translated 'I also' or 'also me', so 'myself
39; may be more justified in 108 than 114, but it's...
May 22, 2007
I, Myself ...
While responding to Frank McCoy (An Anti Thomisine Polemic?)a day or so ago, I noticed that different translators of Thomas tend to translate logia 108 and 114...
May 20, 2007
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