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Feb
6
comment How authentic is Codex Sinaiticus?
@Mawia: I just mean that according to most scholars, the author of Matthew used a written copy of Mark as the source for about half of the material of his gospel. (According to a minority of scholars, the copying goes the other way.) Thus the "original" of half of the material in Matthew is Mark. I mentioned this example, because it's less controversial than say John 21 or Luke 1-2 being later additions to previously existing works. At any rate, this is getting very far afield from the original question.
Feb
5
comment How authentic is Codex Sinaiticus?
To give another example of the trickiness of "original", you might say the original version of Matthew is the Gospel of Mark!
Feb
4
comment How authentic is Codex Sinaiticus?
I'm a little confused about what your question is. I would find it easier to answer if you made your question more precise.
Jan
31
answered Is Luke's “Theophilus” An Actual Person or an Allegorical Person
Jan
26
answered How reliable are the Dead Sea Scrolls as a base to compare against the Masoretic text and the LXX?
Jan
25
answered Based on recent manuscript discoveries, is the LXX more reliable than the MT?
Jan
24
revised Is the ending of the Gospel of Mark (16:9-20) original?
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Jan
16
revised Is the ending of the Gospel of Mark (16:9-20) original?
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Jan
16
comment Is the ending of the Gospel of Mark (16:9-20) original?
Added some references, and two other arguments (which are pretty closely related to the other ones).
Jan
16
revised Is the ending of the Gospel of Mark (16:9-20) original?
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Jan
16
answered Is the ending of the Gospel of Mark (16:9-20) original?
Jan
10
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Jan
10
comment Would it matter if the ID of 'Autor' was revealed and who are the potential candidates?
Ok, though I still think the only reasonable answer to "what would it mean if we knew the answer to X, where X is impossible to know" is to point out that X is impossible to know.
Jan
10
answered Would it matter if the ID of 'Autor' was revealed and who are the potential candidates?
Dec
21
comment Romans 16:7 : “fellowprisoners” in the book of Romans?!
@brilliant: But you said Wikipedia says "all scholars agree that Romans was written before Paul's very first imprisonment." Wikipedia says no such thing, instead you're saying that you think that Paul was not imprisoned prior to the time that scholars think Romans was written. I think you're assuming too much about the completeness of Acts, the same argument would indicate Paul had no time to write any letters.
Dec
21
comment Romans 16:7 : “fellowprisoners” in the book of Romans?!
@brilliant: Where does wikipedia say that? I couldn't find it.
Dec
6
comment What is the evidence for the existence of the Q document?
Thanks, though really I'm just repeating what I learned in Mark Goodacre's stuff in his book, blog, and podcasts.
Dec
6
revised What is the evidence for the existence of the Q document?
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Dec
6
comment What is the evidence for the existence of the Q document?
It's too bad really, as an Aramaic version of Q attributed to Matthew (with the current Matthew being a misnomer) would otherwise be a lovely solution which would even agree with patristic testimony. But something like the John the Baptist section really looks like there has to be a Greek source.
Dec
6
answered What is the evidence for the existence of the Q document?