Re: Col 1:19

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Tue Aug 05 1997 - 13:55:50 EDT

At 9:46 AM -0400 8/5/97, Peter Phillips wrote:
>Do you think PAN TO PLHRWMA is the subject of verse 19 or part of an
>accusative+infinitive construction after EUDOKHSEN with HO QEOS supplied as
>the subject of this verb?

I think PAN TO PLHRWMA is indeed the subject of verse 19.

>If it is the subject what does it mean in a pre/proto-Gnostic setting?

I've read extensively about this but have never been satisfied that I
understood the first thing about what it means.

Carl W. Conrad
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