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From: (Roger Pearse)
Subject: Re: Jesus
Date: 23 Jul 2004 10:54:15 -0700
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wrote in message news:<>...
> In a message dated 7/22/2004 4:15:49 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
>
> > I'm afraid there is confusion here. There is a difference between a
> > literary text, preserved in 0, 1 or 1000 manuscripts, and a manuscript
> > which contains 1 or more texts.
> >
> > You introduce the issue of interpolations. The relevance of this is
> > unclear to me.
>
> The relevance is, if I copy 29 sources into my one codex, then I have plenty
> of opportunity for editing, don't I?

Speculation is neither here nor there, surely? We can all suppose
things we don't want to listen to to have been interpolated.

> Thus my question "how many hands are apparent in this copy" ?

I'm sorry, but I've said it twice now; why do you suppose this to be a
single Ms?

All the best,

Roger Pearse


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