[b-hebrew] Inspiration

Sujata shevaroys at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 1 23:40:57 EDT 2005


Jim,
What is your understanding of this word "inspiration"
in this context?

The Hebrew Bible is part of the Christian Bible and as
a Christian I am told (and therefore I believe) *ALL*
scripture is God breathed (theopneustos)

Best wishes,
Sujata
--- Jim West <jwest at highland.net> wrote:

> there is none.  the concept of "inspiration" is a
> completely christian 
> notion- and the Hebrew Bible says nothing of it.
> 
> Best,
> 
> Jim
> 
> 
> Kevin Riley wrote:
> 
> > 
> > A question raised by a recent [and now ended]
> discussion: is there any
> >clear evidence in the Hebrew scriptures or in
> Hebrew writings from *before*
> >the exile that give us a clear picture of how the
> ancient Hebrews perceived
> >inspiration [or whatever you want to call the
> process of God causing the
> >scriptures to be written].  It seems to be assumed
> that they viewed
> >inspiration in one of the ways we do, yet I wonder
> if we have any evidence
> >of that, and if so what it is?  I don't want a
> reply  that tells me what
> >inspiration is, or to start a discussion on which
> current view is correct -
> >just what actual original evidence we have for an
> ancient Hebrew
> >understanding of it.
> >
> >Kevin Riley
> >
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