[b-hebrew] Scroll fragment Genesis 22 commentary reported

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Sat Sep 13 12:00:22 EDT 2003


Since the article doesn't say, do we have any idea which fragment he's talking 
about?

On Saturday 13 September 2003 05:46, Stephen Goranson, PH.D. wrote:
> apology for cross-posting:
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> An article today 13 Sept. in the Fort Worth Star Telegram quotes Hanan
> Eshel on a fragment on display now in Texas.
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> [Quote:]
> In one fragment, Eshel believes he may have discovered an ancient
> commentary on Chapter 22 of Genesis that contradicts the traditional
> interpretation of God ordering Abraham to sacrifice his son Issac. In other
> words, Eshel said, he now believes that God may not have asked Abraham to
> sacrifice his son.
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> "God called Isaac 'My son,' not 'your son,' " Eshel said. "This is the
> first time we have found this distinction." [End quote.]
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> http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/living/religion/6753955.htm
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> On the exhibit, see
> http://www.deadseaexhibit.com
> (Thanks to Matthew Hamilton for bibliography.)
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> It may be that this refers to the fragment pictured at the top there, and
> in "selected highlights."
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> Has anyone seen the exhibit or the "printed program guide" ($10)?
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> best,
> Stephen Goranson
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