Methods in biblical scholarship (Moshe)

Stephen C. Carlson scarlson at mindspring.com
Wed Dec 29 00:02:39 EST 1999


At 05:53 AM 12/29/99 +0100, Ian Hutchesson wrote:
>But the obscurity of the Genesis citations (5:21-24, 6:1-4)
>tells you that the Enoch literature was around and used.

This does not follow.  The obscurity of these citations could
just as well have motivated the speculation we see in the Enoch
literature.

Stephen Carlson
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