The daughter of Jeftah died?

Christian M. M. Brady cbrady at tulane.edu
Mon Jun 3 17:58:22 EDT 2002


On 6/3/02 3:38 PM, "Lisbeth S. Fried" <lizfried at umich.edu> wrote:

> If you argue that this describes an histoical event, then
> you must have some theory in mind describing how the
> event happened to be written down and received into
> the biblical corpus.
> What is that theory that you have?

Pick one. Try any one. What about: people told the story and someone thought
it was important enough to write it down and include it in a "Best of the
Judges Story Time" collection.

Cb
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"If there are many wise men in a city, this means that the city will soon
fall."  -- Babylonian proverb

In which case New Orleans is safe....




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