[b-hebrew] Graf-Wellhausen discredited
kwrandolph at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 09:26:37 EST 2007
On Dec 22, 2007 10:06 PM, Yigal Levin <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il> wrote:
> K Randolph wrote:
> > Going back to what Yigal Levin wrote, that in the archeological record
> > absence of evidence, is not the evidence of absence.…
Actually it was Uri Hurvitz, as he gently reminded me off list.
> > … Add to that, much of
> > what we think we know from archeology, may be misunderstood. Even
> > history is so fragmentary that often assigned dates are merely matters
> > convenience within a realm of possible error.
> > Because so little is really known, there is no way either to disprove
> > prove the Documentary Hypothesis, nor to prove or disprove Biblical
> > inerrancy. Both are taken on faith. Because it is a matter of faith, I
> > not intend to comment on it further.
> > You may have the final word, but please do not misrepresent what I
> > Karl W. Randolph.
> Actually, Karl, I don't think that I am the author of the above statement.
> have been avoiding this argument, because we have all discussed it before,
> think that all of us have made our veiws known, and none of us is likely
> convince the others. So what's the point?
The last sentence above is my point, so let's not continue, nor make
antagonizing statements. Both sides.
> (Just for the record, I agree with most of what Yitzhak has written on the
> subject, although I may differ on some of the details.)
> Yigal Levin
Karl W. Randolph.
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