5483Re: [XTalk] James and the Ebionites & Apologies
- Dec 1, 2000First of all, apologies for sending a private message to the list.
I think it's the first time I've ever done that, so I'm really
annoyed with myself! I suppose I hadn't realised that Xtalk
was set up so that the automatic reply goes to the list instead
of the individual, but I still should have checked.
Second, a brief comment:
On 1 Dec 2000, at 15:32, Sakari Häkkinen wrote:
> I know well Goulder's book and his writings on the topic
> elsewhere. Indeed, in my dissertation I criticize him just
> for building a theory on weak evidence (I have a whole
> chapter on Goulder). One of the problems of Goulder's book
> is that he does not use footnotes. It would be fair to
> express what are the sources.
Well, Goulder is in good company here! His mentor Austin
Farrer was also criticized for not using footnotes in his work.
But in the case of _A Tale of Two Missions_ (_St Paul vs St
Peter_ in the U.S.), it seems to have been a self-conscious
decision to publish a popular-level book before writing the
more serious, academic defences. Many of the theories in
_Tale of Two Missions_ have, as you know, now appeared in
various articles in journals and Festschrifts and Goulder has a
monograph on 1 and 2 Corinthians, focusing on the Paul v.
Peter thesis, published soon by Hendrickson's -- he is
currently working through the proofs.
Dr Mark Goodacre mailto:M.S.Goodacre@...
Dept of Theology tel: +44 121 414 7512
University of Birmingham fax: +44 121 414 6866
Birmingham B15 2TT United Kingdom
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