On Wed, 30 Mar 94 16:15 EST you said:
>Perhaps more to the point is whether one is going to be critical
>of the texts (and also, necessarily, of one's own methodology) or
>not. The question of the authentic text is a theological one,
>and Bob Funk (Westar's founder) knows that.
Wouldn't it be more accurate to say, if one must say something like this, that
the question of the authentic text (of the gospels) is a theological one, but
the question of the authenticity of sayings attributed to Jesus in the gospels
is strictly a historical one?
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