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Re: orion Orion Sadducees (MMT) et al, Part 2
At 10:21 17/07/97 -0500, Jack Kilmon wrote:
>self-designation used nowhere in the texts. Based on the evidence, "IF
>people were Essenes" is a most logical statement.
Not when you string them together and then suggest the string of ifs
supports the conclusion you suggested when it does not.
>> would also pose the probability of Yeshuines who can be called in the
>> semantic use of the term, "proto-Christians."
No connection with Christians, 'proto' or otherwise, has been established;
and you may NOT assume it.
I repeat, why not just switch to a more accurate designation and stop trying
to paint them as 'Christians' by inference, innuendo and assumption?
Paqid 16, Global Congregation of Nazarene Jews
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