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21932Re: [XTalk] XTalkers on the tomb

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  • Stephen C. Carlson
    Mar 2, 2007
      At 09:38 AM 3/2/2007 -0500, Zeba Crook wrote:
      >So let me
      >start that process: I don't believe for a second that Jesus was
      >resurrected from the dead, but I have a problem with the notion that he
      >was married with children and yet the idea never appears, as hearsay,
      >as polemic, or as apology, in any ancient source, apocryphal or

      And it's not like early Christians were unconcerned about
      dynastic succession either. Eusebius, HE 4.22.4 passes on
      a report from Hegesippus that there was a split in Jerusalem
      between a certain Thebuthis and a relative of Jesus, Symeon
      son of Clopas, over who should be the next bishop. That there
      would be silence about Jesus's own issue in this context is

      Stephen Carlson
      Stephen C. Carlson mailto:scarlson@...
      Weblog: http://www.hypotyposeis.org/weblog/
      Author of: The Gospel Hoax, http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1932792481
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