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Old 06-12-2019, 06:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Sage Rat View Post

Outside of Matthew, though, I wouldn't assemble a "New Testament according to Jesus" that included any of the works of the New Testament. They may be closer to the lifespan of Jesus, but they're also closer to the lifespan of Paul. We're more certain that they are accurate depictions of the religion of Paul than we are that any of the apocryphal works are accurate to the religion of Jesus.
Good post.

But not quite. John is the antipaul, and likely never even met him.