[b-hebrew] Dates of Ezra and Nehemiah

Shoshanna Walker rosewalk at concentric.net
Sun Sep 17 13:37:24 EDT 2006


They didn't write only midrashim.  They knew our history as it was 
handed down orally from the time events really happened.  Eventually 
they began to write it down.

Shoshanna



Is it? Have you ever read what the Maharal wrote about Hazal's midrashim
being allegorical and not historical?

Yigal Levin


----- Original Message -----
From: "Shoshanna Walker" <rosewalk at concentric.net>
To: "b-hebrew" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 17, 2006 3:18 AM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Dates of Ezra and Nehemiah


> It is very clear when you agree that Chazal made it their business to
> know our history and record it in writing.
>
> Shoshanna
>
>
>
> Belief in prophecy is not a condition for reconstructing history, much
> less so
> when the text involved (Daniel) is a complex prophecy that is not clear on
> what
> it refers to.
>
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