From: Carlton Winbery (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Aug 13 1997 - 03:28:49 EDT
James Vellenga wrote;
>Isn't there some place in the Synoptics where the Pharisees
>"love the chief seats in the synagogue"? My recollection is
>that in one of the Synoptics, "love" is FILEW, and in another
>And in 2 Tim 4.10, Demas deserted Paul because of loving
>(AGAPHSAS) the present eon too much.
>So AGAPAW, at least, dose not always refer to a God-like love.
Matt 6:5 has hOTI FILOUSIN EN TAIS SUNAGWGAIS KAI IN TAIS GWNINAIS TWN
PLATEIWN ESTWTES PROSEUNCESQAI,
But the synopsis gives no parallel for this in the other gospels.
Carlton L. Winbery
Fogleman Professor of Religion
Chair, Division of Religious Studies
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fax 318 442-4996
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