Posted by Steve Caruso , updated Tuesday, August 20, 2002 8:29 AM
What do people say about me and my research? Well, here are a few comments:
Specifically about this site (eMails):
"I have discovered your web
page... Congratulation! I'm a cuban catholic priest studying the
licenciate in Holy Scriptures in Madrid (What to do with aramaic?).
Now I'm writing my thesis about Mk 1,39-45 (healing of the leper)
and I began to learn syriac since I was interested in the syriac
text of the Peshitta. I'm really astonished with it! I have discovered
a lot of amazing things in this text (lost in the greek), which
I would like to share with you (NB. I'm a beginner in this). I came
to have serious doubts about the supposed "original greek" text
of the Gospel, so I was delighted to read your interesting evidences
on certain passages. I'm sure that I could add some of that evidences
I found in the text I'm studying... Posh bshlama,"
ana lamad aramit d'Dani'el w'Ezra, w"Syriac" d'Eshua w'havrateh.
ani gam lomed ivrit b'universita, v'ani rotze she-aharim lilmod
gam, cidei she-niqro torah bihud! I like the energy in your site!
Keep up the good work. Shalom b'Shem Yehoshua!"
Steve,╩I like your website really well. I've been thinking about
putting together a book from an assortment of posts at peshitta.org,
info from peshito.com, George Lamsa, Paul Younan, etc., etc. Have
you visited Paul Younan's Aramaic Grammar pages? They're of high
quality! He's done some nice touchups on the online lexical concordance
as well. I have made many posts at peshitta.org and I was wondering
if you or someone you knew would like to collaborate with me or
do some co-authoring, pooling of resources, etc.╩Occasionally I'll
post something that really inspires Bro. Younan which is quite flattering
considering he's a native speaker. I'll send you some of the better
ones or several that╩make 'honest comparisons' between Aramaic and
Greek texts if you'd like. Unless I'm terribly fooled, compiling
some of your work and mine╩(as well as some of Paul Younan's and
others on the forum who I'm sure wouldn't mind) should produce some
good 'book quality' information that would be 'pleasantly provocative.'
My computer skills and writing skills (although I did manage to
pull out A's 'left and right' when taking Writing╩1╩for an extra
English credit)╩probably need a little 'brushing up' and I'm sure
you could be of inexhaustible help in that╩field. My approach is
cut-and -dry Peshitta all the way,╩however╩I╩am fascinated by the
Crawford Manuscript.╩I would enjoy a mutual exchange of thoughts
and ideas between us very much....╩:-)"
"This dude is hard hitting
in your face truthfull. He cuts to the chase and is developing a
sharp mind for defending the faith against false teachings. Keep
up the good work Thadman!"
"Assertions do not make
your case. What would really be helpful would be some evidence for
"Very helpful in the
"Help! Common ground, biblical translation?" thread. Intelligent,
not brash or inconsiderate. An asset to the thread and to the forum."
- madame president
"I gave you a negative
rating just because I don't think you have anything worthy of reading,
worthy of saying, but your not Christian and you grasping at straws
with this hogie Aramaic text. Provide the original, provide even
anything close to 2nd or 3rd century material. Whats that you can't
, then hush! for you have nothing. To bad I could not rate you several
times negative, just for fun."
"Wahoo! A language buff
that can beat me up! I've met my match. Now I gotta go learn aramaic,
"Thadman makes me think,
and is always adding to the conversation. Thumbs up to Thadman.
"Makes _beautiful_ websites"
"I am not sure if I can
always believe this guy, but he seems to be an honest polemicist.
Thx for the note about the Thomas Christians."
"Always adds good stuff
to the mix!!!"
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