Tentamen Anti-Straussianum. The antiquity of the Gospels asserted on philological grounds, in refutation of the mythic scheme of D. F. Strauss

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Page 72 - Lord is salvation ; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you ; as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things ; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they KK do also the other Scriptures, unto their own destruction.
Page 2 - Adfirmabant autem hanc fuisse summam vel culpae suae vel erroris, quod essent soliti stato die ante lucem convenire carmenque Christo quasi deo dicere secum invicem seque sacramento non in scelus aliquod obstringere, sed ne furta, ne latrocinia, ne adulteria committerent, ne fidem fallerent, ne depositum appellati abnegarent.
Page 78 - Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh ; yea though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more.
Page 106 - Wisdom crieth without ; she uttereth her voice in the streets : she crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates : in the city she uttereth her words, saying, How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity ? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge? Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
Page 66 - For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith: and much people was added unto the Lord. Then departed Barnabas to Tarsus, for to seek Saul: and when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch.
Page 48 - Acts, where it is far from certain that they are not to be disjoined in translation, while in the Epistles it is very common. " 5. Upon the broad question of the nomenclature of Christ, that, while the Epistle writers use the same terms by which he is designated in the Gospels...
Page 109 - The love of Christ constraineth us ; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then did all die : and that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.
Page 50 - That the difference thus proved to exist, indicates a different period for the composition of the two classes of writings — the Gospels and Epistles ; and that these periods must have been an early date for the Gospels, and one considerably later for the Epistles.
Page 26 - The best answer to Strauss is to show that a clear, consistent, and probable narrative can be formed out of that of the four Gospels, without more violence, I will venture to say, than any historian ever found necessary to harmonise four contemporary chronicles of the same events ; and with a general accordance with the history, customs, habits, and opinions of the times, altogether irreconcilable with the poetic character of mythic history.
Page 49 - XPISTOS is of the other. 7. Lastly, a comparison of an equal number of chapters in each class of writings presents the following curious proportions. We take Mark as the representative of the Evangelists, because containing the same number of chapters as Paul to the Romans, and his First Epistle to the Corinthians.

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