Re: Which do I seek ?
>Your posting, however well intentioned, shows a misunderstanding of the
>nature of this discussion group, where it really does not belong. This
>group has been established for discussion of issues of shared concern in
>the critical interpretation of New Testament texts, particularly as they
>emerge in the study of the Greek text of the NT. Although the stricture
>that this is not a place for promulgation of one's confessional stance or
>evangelization gets violated in minor ways repeatedly simply because we
>are human and our faith impacts upon what we believe to be the truth,
>still it is imperative that we respect each other's differences and even
>that we not assume that our readers are even believers. As for the whole
>set of questions concerning the Q hypothesis, while you and some others
>on the list may suppose that it is the devil's snare to lead us away from
>faith, it is quite evident that many sincere believers do NOT find it to
>be so and have, in fact, found no problem with separating the questions
>of how the existing text of the New Testament came to be in its present
>state and whether the New Testament is a rule of faith and practice.
>Let's please try to sustain a level of discussion that deals with
>critical issues seriously but avoids preaching and/or name-calling.
>Carl W. Conrad
>Department of Classics, Washington University
>One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
>email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you, Carl Conrad, for putting it well. Personal witnessing should be
done elsewhere, not on this server.
Theodore F. Brunner, Director
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
Phone: (714) 856-6404
FAX (714) 856-8434