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  • Mike Leavitt
    Hello Gerry ... What did you think of the translation of excerpts from the Gospel of John in the Gnostic Bible? Regards -- Mike Leavitt ac998_@_lafn._org
    Message 1 of 39 , Jul 5, 2005
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      Hello Gerry

      On 07/05/05, you wrote:

      > It will probably be worth my while to go back to that version and
      > compare numerous passages against the Greek, just to see if I can
      > get a feel for how well the original holds up, and perhaps how
      > easily one might simply skim past any superfluous, bracketed
      > information. Of course, that will have to wait until I get some time
      > off again; Yesterday was the first day in a month that I was off
      > from both jobs, which was a welcome rest, until the fireworks down
      > on the waterfront last night woke me up. Anyhow, the problem with my
      > quest is that I'm looking for a translation that has a natural flow
      > to it, and yet preserves certain keywords that would have had
      > relevance to those looking to interpret biblical scriptures in
      > pneumatic fashion. This may well be an impossible expectation until
      > such time as some writer out there decides to compile an "actual"
      > Gnostic Bible, and I don't see that happening anytime soon.

      What did you think of the translation of excerpts from the Gospel of
      John in the "Gnostic Bible?"

      Regards
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      Mike Leavitt ac998_@_lafn._org remove -'s
    • Mike Leavitt
      Hello pmcvflag ... At least we can t accuse him of ego inflation. :-) Regards -- Mike Leavitt ac998_@_lafn._org remove - s
      Message 39 of 39 , Jul 28, 2005
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        Hello pmcvflag

        On 07/25/05, you wrote:

        > Gerry is overly humble. Let me state for the record that I have
        > taken his observations over people who actually technically
        > ARE "linguists" by trade.
        >
        > PMCV
        >
        > --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, "Gerry" <gerryhsp@y...> wrote:
        >>
        >> --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, "marinas_snake"
        >> <marinas_snake@y...> wrote:
        >>>
        >>>
        >>> Gerry, are you a linguist?
        >>>
        >>> Marina
        >>>
        >>
        >>
        >>
        >> A Linguist? No, Marina. I was raised a Methodist.
        >>
        >> Well, I was going to extend my facetious abuse of that term to a
        >> long
        >> spiel on glossolalia, but even as waggish as I feel at the moment,
        >> it
        >> is actually my fatigue that is winning out. Let me just admit
        >> that I
        >> do have a peculiar interest (i.e., geeky fascination) when it
        >> comes
        >> to languages. Nothing of a professional nature though.
        >>
        >> Gerry

        At least we can't accuse him of ego inflation. :-)

        Regards
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        Mike Leavitt ac998_@_lafn._org remove -'s
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