Re: tc-list Re: Fragments of Matthew located at Magdelan College, Oxford
- Thiede is all alone in his dating of the Magdalen Papyri.
A third century date is more likely. His claim on palaeographic
grounds is much too narrow beyond the historical problems of
dating a Gospel written by a Greek-speaking Syrian diaspora
scribe to the 1st half of the 1st century.
"Nelson D. Roth" wrote:
> I would appreciate any comments concerning fragments of the Gospel of Matthew
> studied by Dr. Carsten Peter Thiede, of Magdalen College, Oxford. Dr. Thiede has
> dated them to approximately between 40 and 70 A.D.
> Nelson D. Roth
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