Accuracy of the Biblical text??
Charles David Isbell
cisbell at home.com
Thu Feb 24 10:29:24 EST 2000
I guess what I find most interesting is your opinion that what Jason Hare is
"shoving" [a better word might be "shoveling"] is Christianity.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Washburn" <dwashbur at nyx.net>
To: "Biblical Hebrew" <b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2000 9:05 AM
Subject: Re: Accuracy of the Biblical text??
> > Here are the answers to Mr. Jason Hare. No I don't believe anything
> > the skeleton of your faith that you have so graciously shoved in our
> > on a scholarly list. I have more respect for Miqra' than you can
> > recognize, having devoted now 28 years to its study on a professional
> > And each of these 28 years, some young person much like you, whose own
> > is only the repetition of things others have taught him/her since birth,
> > dutifully attempted to convert me to a particular brand of Christian
> > fundamentalism. Believe me, Baton Rouge has more fundamentalists per
> > inch than most places on earth, and those of your ilk here can even
> > that great bastion of intellectual Lilliputianism and literal biblical
> > inerrancy, Jimmy Swaggert Bible College, without leaving home.
> [additional flames snipped]
> As you noted, Charles, he's a kid. How about cutting him a little
> slack? The extended personal attack is unwarranted, all he did
> was ask a question. Granted this isn't the place for it, but it seems
> to me that there's an excessive sensitivity going on here. Nobody
> is born knowing this stuff, we all have to learn it. And I certainly
> respect your desire not to have Christianity shoved in your face, but
> I really don't think that's what Jason was trying to do. As I recall,
> this kind of defamation of other people's faith is also out of line with
> the charter, so now that several of us have answered Jason's
> question, I suggest we move on and help him learn greater
> appreciation of the Hebrew language just as we help each other.
> Dave Washburn
> Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth;
> give me an undivided heart that I may fear your name.
> Psalm 86:11
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