From: Paul Schmehl (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Feb 12 2000 - 22:09:38 EST
I hadn't see that association. Thank you for pointing that out. And
thank you for the reference. I will study that page in detail.
You alluded to the possibility of this being a figure but didn't come
right out and say it. Would anyone else like to comment? Is there a
known figure of speech that refers to this pattern?
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From: "Mike Sangrey" <email@example.com>
To: "Biblical Greek" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Paul Schmehl" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, February 12, 2000 8:04 PM
Subject: Re: Structure of I Cor. 8:6: A figure?
> Actually, I think this passage is fascinating.
> Note 8:4: Paul appears to allude to the Hebrew Shema:
> KAI hOTI OUDEIS QEOS EI MH hEIS
> He then appears to take that very well known statement and expand
> ALL' hHMIN
> hEIS QEOS
> hO PATHR,
> EX hOU TA PANTA KAI hHMEIS EIS AUTON,
> hEIS KURIOS
> IHSOUS XRISTOS,
> DI' hOU TA PANTA KAI hHMEIS DI' AUTOU.
> So, I think, FWIW, the parallelism and repeitition gives significant
> emphasis not only to the prepositional phrases, but also on the
> And, I think since this construction is so obviously done on purpose
> it lends considerable credance to thinking Paul IS actually
> the Shema.
> I won't get into this anymore, other than to give credit to the
> thought provoking article by N. T. Wright
> by citing the web page Jim West mentioned the other day:
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