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5534Re: [GTh] James Brother of Jesus

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  • Mike McLafferty
    Apr 12, 2003
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      T. Saunders wrote:

      > I have not heard Pella mentioned as a possible
      > place for the construction of Thomas.

      At the web page:

      ...there is this oral citation:

      > The Danish scholar Søren Giversen may well
      > be right in his theory that very early in the
      > history of Christianity a congregation may be
      > found, which has used the Gospel of Thomas
      > as its special gospel. In a broadcast in the
      > Danish national radio he pointed at the
      > refugees from Jerusalem finding a hiding
      > place at Pella - and to the Jewish/Christian
      > congregation, which must have been set up
      > in the town. ...
      > [...]

      Just a chance find, which doesn't imply that Giversen ever worked out this
      case in his 1959 GTh translation / commentary [Danish] or in any later
      written pieces.

      Michael McLafferty
      Portland, Oregon, USA
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