Saturday, June 02, 2007

Nothing like a little Holding on a Saturday afternoon.

In the Fall 2003 issue of The Journal of Higher Criticism ("Can't pass peer review? Try here!"), an author named Herman Detering offers an item titled The Falsified Paul. The dedication tells the story by itself; it is partly to G. A. van den Bergh van Eysinga, someone of whom we once wrote much with extensive credit to Mark Nanos. The train of thought here is a form of highly radical criticism of the NT which ends up at the destination that declares the whole thing a forgery, though here, Detering is only concluding that "the Pauline letters in their entirety are inauthentic."

Always some amusing reads on his most excellent website.

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