[b-hebrew] logograms--an ode to Hebrew

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Fri Dec 24 07:05:36 EST 2004

At 03:15 AM 12/24/2004, you wrote:

>Of course that isn't exact.  I could write a book claiming that Henry
>Kissinger wrote it, but that wouldn't make it so.  In the same way there
>are apocalypses written in the name of Adam, Enoch and others; but I
>hardly think you would grant that any credence.  When a claim to
>authorship is challenged, the challenger is obliged to submit evidence
>which falsifies that claim.  Anyone wishing to deny the challenge is
>obliged to submit evidence falsifying the falsification.

I think what some are missing is the simple fact that the books of the 
Hebrew Bible NEVER claim authorship by anyone!  Anywhere!  The 
superscriptions are centuries later.


Jim West, ThD
Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies
Quartz Hill School of Theology

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