Re: Spirit, Soul, Body

From: Jane Harper (
Date: Fri May 08 1998 - 00:15:33 EDT

> >Wouldn't the masculine participle at Hebrews 11:32 (DIHGOUMENON), the
> >antecedent being ME (the author), preclude a female author for Hebrews?
> Well, yes, ... theoretically ... I'm not holding out personally for
> Priscilla as the author, but then, you know about Samuel Butler's notion
> that the Odyssey was written by Homer's daughter? When a work is not simply
> pseudonymous but anonymous altogether, how much significance can we attach
> to the masculine gender here?

Wouldn't this also be an excellent candidate for scribal "correction", as well?

Jane Harper
once FTS and future PSR

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