2417[gthomas] Re: Persecuting what? (Crossan)
- Mar 5, 2000At 12:01 PM 03/05/00 -0500, Yuri Kuchinsky wrote:
>The issue seems quite relevant to GOT since the big question about GOTThis position is patently absurd, Yuri. The early inclusion of the Gentiles
>appears to be Just how Jewish a document is it? If we accept Crossan's
>views (that the Gentiles were included very early) as seen below, then GOT
>may as well be a Gentile/Cynic philosophical document where the OT is left
>far behind already. But I disagree. I think the Jesus movement was
>entirely Jewish until well into the 2nd c, and that Judaism entirely
>comprises the background of GOT.
is as well-attested as any historical fact can be. You must be using the
word 'Jewish' in a new and strange way, but if so, it's incumbent on you to
explain your idiosyncratic usage.
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