Re: New Date on P64 Manuscript

Carl W. Conrad (
Wed, 8 May 1996 10:32:32 -0600

At 10:16 AM -0600 5/8/96, Kenneth Litwak wrote:
> Wes,
> I believe there is a transcription of P64 in Tyndale
> Bulletin, I think 1995 1, along with an article by him.
> This subject has been much discussed here and on Ioudaios-L
> and you can probably gain more info on bibliiography and such
> by searching the archives of those lists. What I've read
> from Thiede on the subject (in the aforementioned article)
> seemed fairly reasonable to me, and I'm troubled by what seems to
> me a knee-jerk over-reaction to his theory. I'm not saying
> whether he is correct, only that I was a little surprised by
> an almost immediate reprisal from a non-papyriologist seemed
> unwarranted to me.

Ken, to whom are you referring as a non-papyrologist with a knee-jerk
reaction? Surely not Sigrid Petersen?

Carl W. Conrad
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