Date: Sun Jan 05 2003 - 20:58:33 EST
In a message dated 1/5/03 7:23:14 PM Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org
> . I don't believe that argument is compelling, in part because it's
> far from clear that such traditions did influence Mt & Lk. In any case,
> the presence of
> this theme in other religions & cultures is a sword that can cut both ways.
Would you entertain the possibility that some of the structure and nature of
judeo-christianity may be from the rg veda via zoroaster with a smatter of
Babylonian religion? I'm trying to understand your metaphor. Are you saying
religions evolve in isolation and are best not examined for cross influences?
"sword cuts both ways" - please clarify... what analyses are appropriate?
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