I give primacy to the whole NT, without which we would not have Christianity.Elijah John wrote:And do you give primacy to their POV, is it the Pauline and the Johannine lens you use in order to read the rest of the Bible? (including the OT and the Synoptics?)Checkpoint wrote:
It is a "myth" embraced by Peter, by John, by the writer of Hebrews, and by Paul.
Interestingly enough, I have a book called "Mythmaker" Paul and the invention of Christianity.
I guess I have a "lens" too.
Just as there would be no Judaism without its Tanakh, what we call the OT.
Yes, we all have our lens, but some fail to recognise it in themselves.