[b-hebrew] Septuagint vs Hebrew, Josephus and Philo

Harold Holmyard hholmyard at ont.com
Mon Oct 16 15:23:10 EDT 2006


Peter Kirk wrote:
> On 16/10/2006 23:58, Harold Holmyard wrote:

>> HH: All sorts of things happened to ancient texts. However, it is 
>> perfectly obvious to me that the NT borrows from the Greek OT. It is 
>> perfectly obvious that the Greek OT preceded the birth of Christ. It 
>> is perfectly obvious that the early church used the Greek OT.
>>
>>   
> You mean, you presuppose that this is true because you have heard it 
> said, and you are not prepared to examine evidence which may suggest 
> something different, whereas you accept without critical examination the 
> libels of those who seem to support your own presuppositions. Is that a 
> wise scholarly approach to such issues? I can understand some caution, 
> but that does not justify bad-mouthing those who are trying to examine 
> the evidence more carefully.

HH: I write to edify those who read and trust that 
I did so on this subject.

Yours,
Harold Holmyard




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