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Romans 1:3-6 NOT Interpolation

Rom 1:3 (all NIV) 3 "regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David..." Paul's clearest statement of  Jesus as flesh and blood.  This has to be denied by the mythers because it blows away their thesis. Doherty's theory relays heavily upon Romans, this statement destroys it. Thus mythers have made many attempts to understand it as an interpolation,an ad on from way after Paul's death. Yet if we examine the basic assumption of all of these attempts it comes apart at the seems. 

Real scholars  don't discuss this issue that much, most of what is written about it is by mythers who seek desperately to eliminate that passage. There is a lot of good scholarly informed writing about it by Neil Godfrey on the Vridar blog. He's an atheist  and most of the people he cites are mytherss but some  are not. One who is not is A. D. Howell Smitharguing against mythers of the 1940s admits  to a possible interpolation  in the passage, Godfrey quotes:&…