Earlier discussion on MORFH

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Sat Mar 30 14:28:45 EST 2002

At 2:03 PM -0500 3/30/02, richard smith wrote:
>I have tried to find a recent discussion on Phil 2:6 and the word MORFN,
>but could not adequately work the archive engine to find any reference.
>Perhaps my memory is flawed, and such a discussion did not happen.
>If the discussion did take place, I did not want to bother the list with a
>new discussion, but would like to read over those posts if possible.
>Any help offline is appreciated.
>BTW, for AOL users, I have found using the B-Greek web page for sending
>posts to be the best option.  Additionally, I have found the web page's
>arrangement by topics to be the best option for reading posts.

There was something of a thread on this in late February, but those
messages are lost from the current web-site; we do have them and will
incorporate them into the newer/fuller archives that Jonathan has been
working on. For now, let me cite my own message from that thread with
regard to earlier archives:

>Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 19:02:30 -0600
>To: Biblical Greek <b-greek at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
>From: "Carl W. Conrad" <cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu>
>Subject: [b-greek] Philippians 2 (Christ-Hymn) in BG Archives
>Here are several items from the archives of B-Greek on the Christ-Hymn; I
>won't name the contributors and I won't even dare to assert that any
>definitive solutions were discovered for the problems but the
>problems--several of them, at least--DID get discussed.
>1/5/00	Phil 2:6 and ALL' hOMWS (Longish)
>12/20/99-12/24/99	Philippians 2:6
>10/26/98-10/27/98	Re: Meaning of Philippians 2:6- MORFH and hARPAGMOS
>3/8/97-3/9/97	RE: Phil 2:5-11
>6/25/96-7/0/96	Php 2:6
>At 1:00 PM -0600 10/27/98, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>>Without getting involved at present, since it has been mentioned that
>>there's plenty in the archives on the Christ Hymn, let me just point to
>>one lengthy and multi-dimensional thread on this passage that I initiated
>>way back when. It began with this:
>>	http://metalabs.unc.edu/bgreek/archives/greek-3/msg01080.html
>>on Tuesday, June 13, 1995, and kept going for quite some time until the
>>dust was swirling. Lots of contributions from all sorts of viewpoints,
>>including my own "adoptionist" reading of the passage.
>And the relatively recent book with essays on all sides of the question(s)
>of interpretation of the Christ-Hymn of Philippians 2:
>Ralph P. Martin & Brian J. Dodd (eds.), _Where Christology Began: Essays on
>Philippians 2_ (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1998)


Carl W. Conrad
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