1097Re: [John_Lit] Digest Number 108
- Dec 11, 2000
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From: "Thomas (Tom) Butler" <butlerfam5@...>
> To: Ken Durkin, Frank McCoy and JL listers
> From: Tom Butler
> Re: The Beloved Disciple
> I am new to this list. Your consideration of the identity of the Beloved
Disciple interests me a great deal. At the risk of walking on ground you
have already covered, may I pose some questions?
> When you consider attempting to identify the BD, do you use the criteria
suggested by Raymond Brown and / or Charlesworth, or others, or do you have
other criteria of your own?
A couple of years ago I remember reading "Let Her Keep It". You argued that
Mary of Bethany was the Beloved Disciple and the Gospel was published by
Pontius Pilate. Have you changed your mind yet?
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