From: Edward Hobbs (EHOBBS@wellesley.edu)
Date: Wed Aug 21 1996 - 22:09:31 EDT
From: LUCY::EHOBBS "Edward Hobbs" 21-AUG-1996 21:06:06.72
Subj: RE: John 8:58 & commentators
Carl Conrad wrote:
Speaking only for myself, I think this exchange over John 8:58 has ceased
to be illuminating; it appears more than anything else an exercise in
demonstrating the correctness of one's doctrinal position by citing one's
own preferred set of authorities. For a while this was interesting, but it
is now becoming an exchange of "I say it is!"--"No it isn't!"--"Yes it
Anybody else feel this way?
Carl W. Conrad
Carl speaks for me as well, and I suspect for most of us on the List. I
feel as if I'm watching Tweedledum and Tweedledee battling each other over
some issue which involves only Christians from Mars or thereabouts.
PLEASE! -- Let's cease subjecting the entire List to this private dispute
which no longer has any interesting Greek problems whatever. Flame each
other privately; quote your favorite "authorities" at each other, and
settle denominational disputes elsewhere as well.
Do Carl a favor; do me one, too, and spare my "Delete" key so much work.
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