Israel

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Sat Sep 2 12:28:24 EDT 2000


[snip]
> "Israel" is a name, and no name "literally mean"s anything, though it may
> have a derivation or etymology and may be chosen because of that derivation.
> Let me recommend James Barr again for his expose of the "etymological
> fallacy" which applies to names even more than to other words. 

See also D.A. Carson, "Exegetical Fallacies" which develops this 
same thought under the heading "The root fallacy."  

[snip]
Dave Washburn
http://www.nyx.net/~dwashbur
"Éist le glór Dé."



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