FW: Re[8]: Methods in biblical scholarship

Niels Peter Lemche npl at teol.ku.dk
Tue Dec 28 16:06:41 EST 1999




> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Niels Peter Lemche 
> Sent:	Tuesday, 28 December, 1999 22:06
> To:	'peter_kirk at sil.org'
> Subject:	RE: Re[8]: Methods in biblical scholarship
> 
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> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	peter_kirk at sil.org [SMTP:peter_kirk at sil.org]
> Sent:	Tuesday, 28 December, 1999 23:42
> To:	Biblical Hebrew
> Cc:	b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu
> Subject:	Re[8]: Methods in biblical scholarship
> 
> I don't think I ever claimed a uniform process of canonisation. I was 
> looking for evidence that ANY of the many Jewish groups, at ANY time, 
> considered Enoch as Holy Scripture, on the level of the Torah or the 
> prophets. I have seen no such evidence. There have been some 
> suggestions, which I cannot refute, that some fringe Jewish groups may 
> have considered Enoch as such. But this was clearly not the main 
> stream.
> 
> Peter Kirk
> 
> [Niels Peter Lemche]  How do you know that they were fringe Jews, except
> from the standpoint of later rabbinic Judaism?
> 
> NPL
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