9608Re: [GTh] Dating Texts
- Oct 1, 2010
> BRUCE: ... I don't find [DeConick's] result convincing, either,No, but it isn't an accurate description of her model, either.
> despite much effort, and I can tell you why. It looks circular
> to me. Specifically, her model is of a text to all points of which
> other sayings (in this case, Synoptically recognizable sayings)
> were later added. This makes the unique (the most Gnostic)
> part of Thomas be also the original part, and implies a later
> rapprochement with Synoptic tradition. Is this ... convincing?
Her "kernel" contains many Synoptically-recognizable sayings.
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