pausal environ, II, paul z.
zellmer at digitelone.com
Fri Aug 27 04:50:11 EDT 1999
Vincent DeCaen wrote (in part):
> re exegesis: i think the phrasing, etc, is actually important in this
> respect. Price's books, etc, have made that point most emphatically.
> when i need an example, can't think of better than the difference
> a voice crying out, "in the wilderness ..." (rabbinical phrasing)
> a voice crying out in the wilderness, "..." (you know who)
I agree with you completely. But I interpreted you question of my
familiarity with the subject as wondering if I had academically studied
it out. I have not done the analysis that you and Henry apparently have
done or are doing. To use an analogy, I see you two like scientists and
me as similar to an engineer. I don't do the science, I apply it. Of
course, since I am more than a technician, I have to have some degree of
higher understanding of the science. So I look forward to seeing what
your scientific examinations come up with so I can use it in
understanding the texts.
Thanks for being one of those who keep those like me from having to do
the whole analysis. I enjoy piggybacking on your work.
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