Isaiah 7:14 and Matthew

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Mon Feb 5 07:25:48 EST 2001


Dear List,

>>The word "racial" has been used twice by Ian Hutchesson in two successive
>>postings concerning the Jewishness/non-Jewishness of Matthew.
>>Perhaps Ian would like to clarify what he means by "racial"? Is he
>referring
>>to some anthropological or other scientific or non-scientific definition?
>>Y-chromosome studies, perhaps? Clarification, please.
>
>Just difficult to find the right word at the time. I'll accept anything that
>is better. "Nationality" didn't seem to be the right word, especially when
>one thinks of the Diaspora. So, if Jonathan Safren feels he can supply a
>better word for the *context*, he will be most welcome.

The word "ethnic" may be a better term.

			Yours,
			Harold Holmyard
			Dallas, TX





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