From: Ben Crick (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Oct 08 1997 - 23:24:35 EDT
On Wed 8 Oct 97 (13:47:21), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Quite so. Which leads to a further observation; when citations are
> made, they must be made fairly and not skewed in such a way as to erect
> a straw man....
Agreed. I wrote to Brian thanking him for giving us the /ipsissima verba/ of
CH Dodd. Not possessing his commentary in my personal library, I was relying
on frail human memory from 30+ years ago.
But considering the corrected quotation, it doesn't nullify my point in the
slightest. It's more gently put, but no less demeaning of Paul and Holy Writ
as ever I thought. As the curate with the bad egg said to the bishop, "Parts
of it are excellent" (/The Reverend Mr Punch/, cartoon "True Humility").
Now let's all get back to b-greek.....
-- Revd Ben Crick, BA CF <email@example.com> 232 Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9TD (UK)
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