[b-hebrew] Septuagint vs Hebrew, effect on Christianity

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Thu Sep 21 10:58:40 EDT 2006


Dear Benjamin,
These are great questions! I think that if there hadn't been an LXX there
wouldn't have been Christianity. I'd be very interested in any books or
articles on the subject that you find.
Liz Fried

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> Subject: [b-hebrew] Septuagint vs Hebrew, effect on Christianity
> 
> Can someone recommend a place to begin research on the following
> questions:
> 
> 1. What are the substantive differences between the Septuagint and the
> Hebrew Bible?
> 2. What, if any, are the theological implications of those differences?
> 3. How are those differences related to the difference between Iron-age
> Judaism and Hellenism?
> 4. What impact, if any, did these differences have on the early
> development of Christianity?
> 
> I think I'd like to begin with a "popular" source, since I'm not a
> scholar, but one that would lead me into more "scholarly" sources for
> further investigation.
> 
> --
> Ben B
> 
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