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

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Thu Jan 24 17:50:36 EST 2002


And this of course has nothing at all to do with the topic at hand...

> 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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