[b-hebrew] Septuagint vs Hebrew, effect on Christianity
chsavelle at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 21 23:39:23 EDT 2006
Ben and Liz:
Although it might not address this exact question here, one might want to
look at R. Timothy McLay, The Use of the Septuagint in New Testament
Research. For a more basic work see Jobe and Silva, Invitation to the
>From: "Lisbeth S. Fried" <lizfried at umich.edu>
>To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Septuagint vs Hebrew, effect on Christianity
>Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 10:58:40 -0400
>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.
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> > Behalf Of Blankinship, Benjamin
> > Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2006 10:35 AM
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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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