jonathan.bailey at gmx.de
Tue Dec 21 00:36:07 EST 1999
We should move on. And I did not read your comparison of the genealogies.
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>Thank you for your comments. Would you like to define "highly speculative models
>history" and "ridiculous preconceptions"or should we move on? And what do you
>my comparison of the genealogies of Genesis 4 (J) and 5 (P)?
>> ** Original Subject: Re: Successful challenges
>> ** Original Sender: Jonathan Bailey <jonathan.bailey at gmx.de>
>> ** Original Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 11:53:56 +0100
>> ** Original Message follows...
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>> >> In my statement about no challenges to Mosaic authorship have been
>> >> meant that none have convinced me. Yes, hundreds of people have
>> >> brought to completion challenges to Mosaic authorship of the Torah. None that
>> >> read have convinced me that my belief is wrong.
>> >And why is that, Jonathan?
>> Largely because they are based on highly speculative models of history and
>> preconceptions about how a text 'should' be written. Also, the examples and
>> that they have given have been eerily easy for me to discount, in most cases
>> by looking at the text, without the need to consult commentaries or others who
>> already looked into the question.
>> Jonathan Bailey
>> Hochschule für Jüdische Studien
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