OFF LIST [XTalk] God's [rerogative
- Rikk Watts wrote:
> Karel,Is it true, do you think, that Karel has only one idea?
> I must confess some admiration for your stalwart adherence to this view.
> I don't want to engage in a theoretical discussion of this position, though
> I agree that Mark's mighty deeds do have a metaphorical (I'd prefer
> parabolic) aspect. But I'd certainly be interested if you could cite some
> unambiguous examples of an early interpreter of any of Jesus' mighty deeds
> who saw them solely as metaphors (which strikes me, ironically given your
> comments below, as a somewhat modernist anachronism).
Frankly I grow tired of him using almost any XTalk post he responds to as a
springboard for flogging his thesis.
Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon.)
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