God's name: was Curious abut "G-d"

Shoshanna Walker rosewalk at concentric.net
Thu Jan 24 16:25:59 EST 2002


Yes, Christians do not believe in the Oral Torah.

But I am amazed how many "Christians", contest the fact that Israel is our
inheritance, as written in the Written Torah.

Shoshanna





> For clarification here: Christians do not "believe in" or consider
> authoritative this "Oral Torah" or the other literature Shoshanna
> mentions here. We consider authoritative (in varying senses) the Hebrew
> Bible, including the written Torah, and the New Testament (and a few
> extra "deuterocanonical" books for some), and of course we have our own
> traditions. But the points you are making here are not part of the faith
> of (at least the great majority of) Christians.
>
> Peter Kirk
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Shoshanna Walker [mailto:rosewalk at concentric.net]
> > Sent: 24 January 2002 20:59
> > To: Biblical Hebrew
> > Subject: Re: God's name: was Curious abut "G-d"
> >
> >
> > >
> > > >But this was documented in the Torah, it is not "my" religious=20
> > > >beliefs, and Christians, I am told by Christians, also believe in
> > the=20
> > > >Torah
> > >
> > > Can you give us book, chapter, and verse on the claim it's document
> in
> > > the Torah?
> >
> >
> > No, I cannot, because Torah includes Written, as well as, Oral Torah,
> > which
> > was subsequently written down, in Mishna, Talmud, Kabbala, and
> Rabbinical
> > Torah commentaries, such as Rashi, etc., and the literature is
> massive,
> > and
> > I do not know the exact sources for this, but I know, as I have been
> > taught,
> > just as everyone else who has been brought up in the Jewish tradition,
> has
> > been taught.
> >
> > shoshanna
> >
> >
> >
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