Re: New Date on P64 Manuscript

Stephen C Carlson (
Wed, 8 May 1996 00:11:41 -0400 (EDT)

Wes C. Williams wrote:
>Papyrologist expert Thiede recently decribed the P64 fragments as " a Christian
>codex fragment of the first century, perhaps (though not necessarily) predating
>AD 70." Of course, this is news since it it would be persuasive (albeit not
>conclusive) evidence to skeptics that at least one gospel writer was an
>eyewitness of Jesus.
>Where does one go to view a copy of the manuscript itself? And its translation?
>Is there an internet site? How can I obtain further information?

For a scolarly critique of Thiede's dating of P64 by Sigrid Petersen,
see the following URL:

Stephen Carlson

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