[b-hebrew] Fwd: Re: YHWH

Dora Smith villandra at austin.rr.com
Wed Jul 27 08:20:45 EDT 2005

Oh, no!

She asked a scholarly list - and touched off the most scholarly discussion
I've ever seen on this list!


Dora Smith
Austin, Texas
villandra at austin.rr.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Yitzhak Sapir" <yitzhaksapir at gmail.com>
To: "Shoshanna Walker" <rosewalk at concentric.net>
Cc: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 6:32 AM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Fwd: Re: YHWH

> Shoshanna Walker wrote:
> > So you have missed the entire point of the Torah and YOU are the one
> > who has not studied it, because it cannot be understood properly
> > without the Oral Torah - which you admit you don't care about.
> This all discussion began because you said that the different names of God
> in the Bible are due to recognizing different attributes.  This is,
> the ancient Rabbinic answer to the question, why are there multiple names
> of God used in different accounts of the Torah.  It is quite clear that
> Biblical analysis has proposed alternative answers, and these answers were
> even hinted at by some of the great commentators including Rashi and Ibn
> Ezra.

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