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Re: [Synoptic-L] re: Luke to Theophilus

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  • Karel Hanhart
    ... From: John Lupia To: Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2003 3:11 PM Subject: Re: [Synoptic-L] re: Luke to Theophilus
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      From: John Lupia <jlupia2@...>
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      Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2003 3:11 PM
      Subject: Re: [Synoptic-L] re: Luke to Theophilus


      Dear John,

      I just sent off my answer to Richard's post. It will also serve as a reply
      to your remarks below.

      cordially yours,

      Karel

      > > You further wrote at different places of the
      > > argumentation::
      > > > "Luke appeared first and at a later date Acts was
      > > published each in
      > > response to a set of circumstances whereby Luke
      > > believed that a letter
      > > addressed to Theophilus would assist the
      > > cause.,,,The second letter is dated
      > > A.D. 65-67 during the highpriesthood of Matthias who
      > > was the son of
      > > Theophilus".
      >
      > Dear Karel
      >
      > Mr. Anderson and I had been discussing these things
      > privately some time ago since we have similar ideas
      > regarding Lukan priority. That the Gospel we refer to
      > as Luke's Gospel was indeed addressed to Theophilus HP
      > (37-41) is inherent in the text and supported by
      > additional clues found consistently throughout. I
      > mentioned a few points on this theme on this list
      > several years ago and tied in other factors such as
      > Thallus --- when seen together form an array of
      > supporting evidence that make the identification and
      > early dating of the canonical Gospel of Luke very
      > tenable.
      >
      > Acts is, in my theoretical reconstruction, composed in
      > at least two time frames with the latter belonging to
      > another author. This too has been discussed by me on
      > this list several years ago.
      >
      >
      > My manuscript on the solution to the Synoptic Problem
      > begun in 1991 (first draft read by Msgr. James Turro,
      > Seton Hall University) is still far from publication
      > since many new discoveries that spun off into new
      > projects have taken considerable time. Hopefully one
      > phase of the material will be published or contracted
      > within a year from now.
      >
      > I enjoy reading Mr. Anderson's and the Jerusalem
      > School's approaches to Lukan priority. When time
      > allows in the next few months I will contribute more
      > profitably to these discussions.
      >
      > Ciao,
      > Giovanni Lupia
      >
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