Methods in biblical scholarship (Moshe)

Ian Hutchesson mc2499 at mclink.it
Wed Dec 29 00:11:54 EST 1999


At 00.02 29/12/99 -0500, Stephen C. Carlson wrote:
>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.

Then you will have to seek elsewhere for the substance to the Gen
citations, for they imply such substance that is not stated. Yet we have a
written tradition in Enoch that is acknowledged elsewhere. 


Cheers,


Ian




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