[gthomas] Re: #13
- Mike Worte:
>(me:)But it seems rather redundant for an 'angel' to be described as 'righteous'
>>... in #13 - GP's presentation of Jesus as a "righteous angel"
>>versus logion-Matt's implication of a "man of wise philosophy".
>>Why "angel" and not "messenger" here?
>Well, the word is 'AGGELOS', which is normally translated 'angel'. By this,
>I take it that an "AGGELOS" is pure spirit. If 'messenger' is a better
>translation, I'll buy it, but ISTM that all messengers aren't angels (in
>our sense of the word).
as if an 'angel' could be 'wicked' or something not so heavenly. But
'righteous messenger' is not so redundant in my oppinion.