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i'm going to try asking nicely

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From: (Alexander Maclennan)
Subject: Re: i'm going to try asking nicely
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 1997 21:50:58 BST

Lisanne  wrote:

> ANd for posters previous to this who said he was a figment, the Torah
> has Jesus mentioned in it - the Torah is, I believe, the on-going
> history of the Jewish people. Jesus at the temple is recorded, and I
> also believe speaking in his local community, taking his turn to preach
> as was expected of rabbis. So he did historically exist, the rest? Well,
> archeology is fascinating.
Can you please cite your source for this.   It seems profoundly unlikely.

The Torah, I believe, is the Pentateuch and much earlier than Jesus.

Morton Smith, Jesus the Magician, Victor Gollancz 1978.  examines the
Rabbinnical references which are few and rather obscure but identify
the putative father, a Roman soldier by the name of Pantera.   This is
an important scholarly monograph on the scanty evidences for Jesus
outside holy writ..

Alexander MacLennan

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Subject: Re: i'm going to try asking nicely
Date: 2 Sep 1997 14:08:45 GMT

Alexander Maclennan ( wrote:
: the putative father, a Roman soldier by the name of Pantera.   This is
: an important scholarly monograph on the scanty evidences for Jesus
: outside holy writ..

Panterra means all of the earth, Alex.
You think maybe that someone was pulling your leg?


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