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

Heard, Christopher Christopher.Heard at pepperdine.edu
Fri Dec 24 22:47:19 EST 2004


On 12/24/04 5:56 PM, "Revdpickrel at wmconnect.com" <Revdpickrel at wmconnect.com>
wrote:
> Peter, I am well aware of the Targums (oral tradition).

Doug, if you are well aware of the Targums, then you should know that they
are Aramaic paraphrases/translations* of the Hebrew Bible, not oral
traditions.

*I do not wish to reignite the "what is a paraphrase" argument.

Chris
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R. Christopher Heard
Assistant Professor of Religion
Armstrong Fellow in Religion
Pepperdine University
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