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The mainstream scholarly view is that the Gospels are anonymous works, written in a different language than that of Jesus, in distant lands, after a substantial gap of time, by unknown persons, compiling, redacting, and inventing various traditions, in order to provide a narrative of Christianity’s central figure—Jesus Christ—to confirm the faith of their ...


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Is the mainstream scholarly view that the Gospels are anonymous works? At least for Catholicism, which constitutes some 50% of Christianity globally, the answer is a resounding no. Were the gospels really anonymous? Well, one of the things you have to do whenever you’re looking at history (now we’re looking at things from the perspective of history here, ...


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If so, what can be done to free up traditional Christianity from being subject to a type of “Babylonian captivity of the skeptics”? Nothing! No other book of antiquity besides the Bible has as many copies, fragments, citations in other sources like lectionaries, hymnals and letters preserved. No other book of antiquity has remaining copies created as close ...


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Paul did NOT write Ephesians... My argument... In Ephesians 1:1 ... Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Its obvious that the author Tychicus is saying Paul, who is an apostle of God and ...


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Direct scribes or people who could document the conversation that was happening at the factual basis. Which is where truth is seen. The facts only were written. So the technical term would be Scribes


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