Re: [GTh] Crosstalk Discussions
- In a message dated 04/06/2004 09:40:17 PM, warnal@... writes:
> ... Thomas to date Paul's letters, we'd end up dating lettersI think that many are overly cautious of Thomas because they still ascribe
> like 1 Cor and Philippians to the second century, I suspect.
to the theory that there is Guilt by association.
That is, because it was found in the Nag Hummadi that it must then be late
As noted this is a false Premise.
I would also note that Davies has suggested a pre existent Jewish Gnostic
like Genre emerging in the first century.
If this were so?
The Jewish revolt in the 60s may have caused the dissolution and
scattering of the proponents of this Genre and Belief system.
Failing the initial movement This would then be taken up" after the
Revolt" by the emerging Christian Church.
That is it may be understandable that such would disappear, For a time
only to emerge later..
It might very well be expected.
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