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  • Michael Grondin
    This is a forwarding of the following message, which for reasons unknown didn t get posted to our list. (MWG) ... From: Michael Grondin
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 9, 2006
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      This is a forwarding of the following message, which for reasons unknown
      didn't get posted to our list. (MWG)

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Michael Grondin" <mwgrondin@...>
      To: <gthomas@yahoogroups.com>
      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.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Mike Grondin
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