Fw: [GTh] The Strange Case of the Nancy Johnson Translation
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Grondin" <mwgrondin@...>
Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2006 01:44 AM
Subject: Re: [GTh] The Strange Case of the Nancy Johnson Translation
> Hi Judy-
> I didn't think you sounded arrogant or dismissive at all.
> It doesn't take much to turn a text in a certain direction.
> As I recall, the Gospel of Matthew was adapted by some
> ancient vegetarian sect with only two changes required:
> John the Baptist didn't eat locusts, and Jesus was made
> to say something to imply that he didn't eat meat at the
> last supper (or anytime, but specifically then).
> In other matters under this subject title, some new results
> have shown up tonight in a Google search of "Gospel of
> Thomas" and "Nancy Johnson". Unfortunately, not anything
> I added to my site, but a link to our notes here:
> gthomas: The Gospel of Thomas. ... Re: The Strange Case of the Nancy
> Johnson Translation.
> Just to give notice that I've added two "Short Notes" to my main ...
> groups.yahoo.com/list/gthomas/ - 27k - Dec 1, 2006
> Nicely placed, too - second on a list of 150+ results! Don't know whether
> it'll stay there, but I'm gratified that my plan to publicize
> the Nancy Johnson situation beyond the confines of our group seems to be
> yielding some results.
> Mike Grondin