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Thu Oct 24 00:57:20 EDT 2002
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From: "Edgar M. Krentz" <ekrentz at earthlink.net>
To: "Corpus-paul" <corpus-paul at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 6:59 PM
Subject: [corpus-paul] Re: Antitheses
> >"O Timotheus, keep the entrusted deposit, avoiding profane, vain
> >and oppositions [ANTIQESEIS] of false-named knowledge [GNWSEWS]." (1
> >6:20, Darby)
> >Marcion was known as a gnostic and wrote a book titled the Antitheses.
> >Where can I find the best refutation (or exposition) of the idea that
> >verse may be a reference to Marcion?
> >Obviously, this is not a reference to Marcion if the letter were genuine
> >Paul, but what considerations can be brought to bear if pseudonymity is
> >ruled out?
> >Peter Kirby
> The only thing that occurs to me immediately is that it would involve
> a very late dating indeed for the Pastoral Epistles.
Other than the assumption of authenticity (and scholarly opinion), what
would indicate that the Pastorals were written before 140?
Early Christian Writings - 30 to 200
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