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Christian Texts and History • The Marcionite epistle to the Philippians with sources.

By Ben C. Smith This thread is a simple reconstruction of the Marcionite version of the epistle of Paul to the Philippians. Refer to my index of Marcionite epistles for more information.The following chapter index may help navigate the epistle:Philippians 1.1-30.Philippians 2.1-30.Philippians 3.1-21.Philippians 4.1-23.But we begin the so-called Marcionite prologue to the epistle:To the …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: The Marcionite epistle to the Philippians with sources.

By Ben C. Smith Philippians 3.1-21.1 Τὸ λοιπόν, ἀδελφοί μου, χαίρετε ἐν Κυρίῳ. τὰ αὐτὰ γράφειν ὑμῖν ἐμοὶ μὲν οὐκ ὀκνηρόν, ὑμῖν δὲ ἀσφαλές. 2 Βλέπετε τοὺς κύνας, βλέπετε τοὺς κακοὺς ἐργάτας, βλέπετε τὴν κατατομήν. 3 ἡμεῖς γάρ ἐσμεν ἡ περιτομή, οἱ Πνεύματι Θεοῦ λατρεύοντες καὶ καυχώμενοι ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἐν σαρκὶ …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: The Marcionite epistle to the Philippians with sources.

By Ben C. Smith Philippians 3.1-21.1 Τὸ λοιπόν, ἀδελφοί μου, χαίρετε ἐν Κυρίῳ. τὰ αὐτὰ γράφειν ὑμῖν ἐμοὶ μὲν οὐκ ὀκνηρόν, ὑμῖν δὲ ἀσφαλές. 2 Βλέπετε τοὺς κύνας, βλέπετε τοὺς κακοὺς ἐργάτας, βλέπετε τὴν κατατομήν. 3 ἡμεῖς γάρ ἐσμεν ἡ περιτομή, οἱ Πνεύματι Θεοῦ λατρεύοντες καὶ καυχώμενοι ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἐν σαρκὶ …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: The Marcionite epistle to the Philippians with sources.

By Ben C. Smith Philippians 3.1-21.1 Τὸ λοιπόν, ἀδελφοί μου, χαίρετε ἐν Κυρίῳ. τὰ αὐτὰ γράφειν ὑμῖν ἐμοὶ μὲν οὐκ ὀκνηρόν, ὑμῖν δὲ ἀσφαλές. 2 Βλέπετε τοὺς κύνας, βλέπετε τοὺς κακοὺς ἐργάτας, βλέπετε τὴν κατατομήν. 3 ἡμεῖς γάρ ἐσμεν ἡ περιτομή, οἱ Πνεύματι Θεοῦ λατρεύοντες καὶ καυχώμενοι ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἐν σαρκὶ …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: The Marcionite epistle to the Philippians with sources.

By Ben C. Smith Philippians 3.1-21.1 Τὸ λοιπόν, ἀδελφοί μου, χαίρετε ἐν Κυρίῳ. τὰ αὐτὰ γράφειν ὑμῖν ἐμοὶ μὲν οὐκ ὀκνηρόν, ὑμῖν δὲ ἀσφαλές. 2 Βλέπετε τοὺς κύνας, βλέπετε τοὺς κακοὺς ἐργάτας, βλέπετε τὴν κατατομήν. 3 ἡμεῖς γάρ ἐσμεν ἡ περιτομή, οἱ Πνεύματι Θεοῦ λατρεύοντες καὶ καυχώμενοι ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἐν σαρκὶ …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: The Marcionite epistle to the Philippians with sources.

By Ben C. Smith Philippians 3.1-21.1 Τὸ λοιπόν, ἀδελφοί μου, χαίρετε ἐν Κυρίῳ. τὰ αὐτὰ γράφειν ὑμῖν ἐμοὶ μὲν οὐκ ὀκνηρόν, ὑμῖν δὲ ἀσφαλές. 2 Βλέπετε τοὺς κύνας, βλέπετε τοὺς κακοὺς ἐργάτας, βλέπετε τὴν κατατομήν. 3 ἡμεῖς γάρ ἐσμεν ἡ περιτομή, οἱ Πνεύματι Θεοῦ λατρεύοντες καὶ καυχώμενοι ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἐν σαρκὶ …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: The Marcionite epistle to the Philippians with sources.

By Ben C. Smith Philippians 3.1-21.1 Τὸ λοιπόν, ἀδελφοί μου, χαίρετε ἐν Κυρίῳ. τὰ αὐτὰ γράφειν ὑμῖν ἐμοὶ μὲν οὐκ ὀκνηρόν, ὑμῖν δὲ ἀσφαλές. 2 Βλέπετε τοὺς κύνας, βλέπετε τοὺς κακοὺς ἐργάτας, βλέπετε τὴν κατατομήν. 3 ἡμεῖς γάρ ἐσμεν ἡ περιτομή, οἱ Πνεύματι Θεοῦ λατρεύοντες καὶ καυχώμενοι ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἐν σαρκὶ …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: Slaves and office holders in the early church.

By DCHindley MrMacSon wrote:robert j wrote:Of Paul’s seven letters generally considered authentic, episkopos is found, as I indicated, only once — in Philippians 1:1.Peter Kirby wrote:The same thing is true of another word of interest, i.e., ‘savior’ (Philippians 3:20).)robert j wrote:Yes, as the noun, soter, for “savior”, just the once. And …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: Slaves and office holders in the early church.

By DCHindley MrMacSon wrote:robert j wrote:Of Paul’s seven letters generally considered authentic, episkopos is found, as I indicated, only once — in Philippians 1:1.Peter Kirby wrote:The same thing is true of another word of interest, i.e., ‘savior’ (Philippians 3:20).)robert j wrote:Yes, as the noun, soter, for “savior”, just the once. And …read more