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

Søren Holst sh at teol.ku.dk
Thu Jan 24 16:40:30 EST 2002


Could we shift the topic away from what we each of us believe, or think the
next guy believes, or feel (s)he ought to belive?

There's plenty of grammar to discuss :-)

brakhot lekolkhem
Soren

> -----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
> Fra:	Shoshanna Walker [SMTP:rosewalk at concentric.net]
> Sendt:	24. januar 2002 22:26
> Til:	Biblical Hebrew
> Emne:	Re: God's name: was Curious abut "G-d"
> 
> 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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