Re: LXX and gospels

From: Nichael Cramer (
Date: Tue Mar 24 1998 - 10:10:15 EST

Perry L. Stepp wrote:
> Not to be pedantic (okay, so I *am* being pedantic), but as one who has
> been swimming in ancient historiography and biography for the last few
> semesters, I must comment.
> Nichael, you ought to further qualify the last sentence in the above
> paragraph with the modifier "modern" in place of "real"--as in, "everybody
> else recognizes that 'history', in the *modern* sense of the term, had next
> to nothing to do with what the Evangelists were trying to do."


No, you are not being merely pedantic; you are absolutely correct. In my
exuberance I got sloppy; in my defence I can only say that in my head I
meant what you wrote. ;-)


Nichael Cramer

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