jwest at Highland.Net
Tue Jan 26 03:34:56 EST 1999
At 02:38 PM 1/25/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Dear List Members:
>Do you think it is conceivable that the alleged family relationship between
(El) Elyon and Yahweh was forged when the Yahwist David established his
kingship in Jerusalem, the traditional home of both Melchizedek and of El Elyon?
Nope. First, the whole "davidic monarchy" is tenuous historically at best.
Second, the Yahwists might have "baptized" language about El when they
homogenized with their neighbors; but that does not dependence make.
Jim West, ThD
Quartz Hill School of Theology
jwest at highland.net
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