SV: The daughter of Jeftah died? (David to Liz)
Niels Peter Lemche
npl at teol.ku.dk
Tue Jun 4 08:02:09 EDT 2002
What is the past except a construction created by the present?
Think of the French historian (les annales) Lucien Fevbre: We don't know
anything about the past; we always reconstruct it.
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> Fra: Madden, Shawn [SMTP:sMadden at sebts.edu]
> Sendt: 4. juni 2002 13:58
> Til: Niels Peter Lemche; Biblical Hebrew
> Emne: RE: The daughter of Jeftah died? (David to Liz)
> Can we learn from fiction? Yes.
> Can we learn from historical fiction? Yes.
> If it really didn't happen can we call it the past? No.
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