Re: [Synoptic-L] re: Luke to Theophilus
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From: John Lupia <jlupia2@...>
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2003 3:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Synoptic-L] re: Luke to Theophilus
I just sent off my answer to Richard's post. It will also serve as a reply
to your remarks below.
> > 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
> 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.
> Giovanni Lupia
> John N. Lupia, III
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