[b-hebrew] daughters jacob never spoke of
rosewalk at concentric.net
Thu Jun 22 10:38:27 EDT 2006
I know that is one of the main differences between Judaism and non-Judaism.
But how can I respond on any other level, I am not criticizing you,
and I am not telling you what to believe. I am describing to you
what I know.
I do know that one of the reasons that G-d gave Moshe the Oral Torah,
and why it is considered even more important than written Torah, is
because if it is Oral knowledge, it couldn't be mistranslated and
misunderstood as can be a written text.
>> Everything is sufficiently explained by Oral Torah, by all our
>>Sages and Commentaries, there is no need for the theorizing you
>Shoshanna, I think you should realise that Christians like Harold
>and I never consider the Oral Torah to have any authority, since
>Jesus rejected it as "human traditions" (Mark 7:6-8, in which he
>quoted Isaiah 29:13). We don't expect you to consider the New
>Testament authoritative, so please don't expect us to consider the
>Oral Torah authoritative.
>E-mail: peter at qaya.org
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