SV: The daughter of Jeftah died?

Polycarp66 at Polycarp66 at
Sat Jun 1 18:16:11 EDT 2002

In a message dated 6/1/2002 9:13:09 AM Eastern Daylight Time, sh at 

> Could it be the text SAYS she was ritually sacrificed, but does not
> necessarily report historical events? I'd tend to think the text is a piece
> of Israelite/jewish philosophical reflection on themes like fate and human
> responsibility. Some might even say it's a lot more edifying that way.

Huh?  What is this supposed to mean.  Please expand.

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