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Re: tc-list "This Generation"

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  • Robert B. Waltz
    ... It is worth noting that such questions aren t the concern of this list. There is no question of the original wording here. It s a matter for exegetes to
    Message 1 of 3 , May 26, 1998
      On Tue, 26 May 1998, Jim West <jwest@...> wrote:

      >At 07:19 AM 5/26/98 -0700, you wrote:
      >>The author's of Mk 13.28-30, Mt 24.32-34 and Lk 21.29-32 all predict
      >>that "The Son of Man" would return in a unspecified time and that time,
      >>the unspecified time was nonetheless in ~their~ generation.
      >>
      >>This did not occur.
      >>
      >>Any ideas?
      >>
      >>
      >
      >Sure- their expectations were wrong.

      :-)

      It is worth noting that such questions aren't the concern of this
      list. There is no question of the original wording here. It's a
      matter for exegetes to explain away, not textual critics.

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      Robert B. Waltz
      waltzmn@...

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