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Re: tc-list Coptic copy of John by Thompson

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  • Mark Gipe
    To add to my other post Does any one on this list have a copy of The Gospel of John in Coptic by H. Thompson 1932 ? Mark Gipe
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 9, 1999
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      To add to my other post

      Does any one on this list have a copy of "The Gospel of John in Coptic" by
      H. Thompson 1932 ?

      Mark Gipe

      At 08:52 PM 6/7/99 -0700, you wrote:
      >Thanks for your reply Jack
      >
      >Here is the whole quote
      >
      >In the book "Insight Guides Egypt" by Houghton Mifflin Company page 50 under
      >the title "Early Christianity" it says "Such were the conditions in Egypt
      >during the 1st century of the Christian era, when the apostle Mark preached
      >in Alexandria. Remains from the period of the diffusion of Christianity in
      >Egypt are scant, but New Testament writings found in Bahnasa in Middle Egypt
      >date from around the year 200, and a fragment of the gospel of St John
      >written in Coptic and found in Upper Egypt, can be dated even earlier."
      >
      >
      >Mark Gipe
      >
      >
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      >>Mark Gipe wrote:
      >>>
      >>> I read in a travel book on Egypt which I have that there has been found a
      >>> Coptic copy of John older than 200 CE. Does anyone know any thing about this
      >>> manuscript. Where can I find more information about this?
      >>
      >>Are you sure it was Coptic? A travel guide to Egypt would probably
      >>mention
      >>P52.
      >>
      >>Jack
      >>
      >>--
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      >>taybutheh d'maran yeshua masheecha am kulkon
      >>
      >>Jack Kilmon
      >>jkilmon@...
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      >>http://www.historian.net
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