A Modest Proposal

Polycarp66 at aol.com Polycarp66 at aol.com
Sat Sep 9 13:44:53 EDT 2000

In a message dated 9/9/2000 7:39:39 AM Central Standard Time, 
Peter_Kirk at sil.org writes:

LMB, you can't talk about begging the question. You started by asking
detractors of the DH to read P. Well, that begs the question of what P might
be. In fact these detractors presumably don't believe that P exists at all,
certainly not as a separate document, though they might accept it as a
distinct genre with perhaps a distinct origin.


Within certain parameters, the constitution of P is fairly well known.  Whethe
r one believes that it was an original document or tradition is another 
question.  I would suggest that you cease quibbling and read the P account 
whether you care to consider it as correctly designated or not. This constant 
nit-picking indicates a lack of confidence in your position.


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