Methods in biblical scholarship

Niels Peter Lemche npl at
Mon Dec 27 15:05:59 EST 1999

Whether you like it or not, but the cases are rather  different. In Jude
there is a clear evidence to Henoch, in Acts, the reference is included in
the speech to the Athinians and is to anonymous poets belonging to the Greek
tradition, and in Titus it is the old adage by a Cretan that all Cretans are


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> Jude (verse 14-15) quotes from Enoch, and in Acts 17:28 and Titus 1:12 
> Paul quotes from Greek authors. Do we conclude from the latter that 
> the Greek writings in question were counted as Holy Scripture by the 
> Jews of the time?
> So, in the late first century or early second century CE Jewish canon, 
> was Enoch included?
> Peter Kirk

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