Re: [GTh] Line Numbers
- Is it possible the order and numerical values
reflect the pentameter and stanzas of an oral
tradition, a poem, maybe even a song?
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- Dave Renfro writes:
> Is it possible the order and numerical valuesBasically, no - in my opinion. In the first place, I believe that the Gospel
> reflect the pentameter and stanzas of an oral
> tradition, a poem, maybe even a song?
of Thomas was always intended to be a secret document shared only among
initiates. It probably used elements from oral tradition, and they may have
counted (Coptic) syllables to create some kind of "rhythm", but IMO any such
"rhythm" was based on the numbers they wanted to use, rather than the other
- Frank McCoy wrote:
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