Re: authorship of Hebrews--Ionic?

From: Jack Kilmon (
Date: Sun Feb 09 1997 - 13:13:01 EST

Carl W. Conrad wrote:
> At 3:51 AM -0600 2/9/97, Jack Kilmon wrote:
> > There are a number of things about Hebrews which makes me believe
> >that Apollos was the author. The style is literary, almost Ionic
> >Greek...
> >definitely not Pauline. The line of argument is eloquent ALEXANDRIAN of
> >the Philo school....Apollos. To those who believe Yosef bar Naba
> >(Barnabas)
> >was the author, I would point to the error in 9:4. bar Naba would have
> >known where the golden incense altar was..the author of Hebrews did
> >not..

> What puzzles me, however, is your statement above that "the style is
> literary, almost Ionic." "Literary" is obviously right, but I don't know
> what you mean by "Ionic"

        By golly, Carl, I DID type "Ionic" didn't I? I am sure that
the sentence as originally composed within the dusty caverns of my
cranium was"style is literary, almost classic" How it became"ionic"
as I typed it at 4AM, I'll never know.


Jack Kilmon

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