most interesting response.

At 05:45 AM 3/31/00 -0800, you wrote:
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>My impression also, though I would much prefer to deal with the text in
>the original language and possibly a little context? Anyway, though it
>occasioned a goodly display of erudition by some esteemed members of the
>list, millenarism does not appear in the passage you cited, as it

correct. nor did i say the passage was millenarian.  it's apocalyptic.  matthew
thinks the end of the world is about to happen in this year and sets down his


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