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1939Re: [John_Lit] What did the BD believe (20:8)?

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  • Maluflen@aol.com
    Sep 4, 2001
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      In a message dated 9/4/2001 3:35:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
      khs@... writes:

      << >This of course assumes that Jn story represents historical
      reporting.< >>

      What are the choices that we have? Either John is concerned to
      present what he sees as historical persons and historical
      events or he is fabricating either or both. >>

      If you replace your expression that includes the term "fabricating" with
      "doing theological narrative", the alternatives will appear more realistic
      and acceptable. "Fabricating" has a nuance too close to "prevaricating", and
      this would certainly not be the only or the most likely alternative in Gospel
      writing to reporting detailed historical events about historical persons.

      Leonard Maluf
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