[b-hebrew] Academic Debate"

dwashbur at nyx.net dwashbur at nyx.net
Tue Oct 30 14:40:31 EDT 2007



On 30 Oct 2007 at 12:25, Yitzhak Sapir wrote:

> On 10/30/07, Dave Washburn wrote:
> 
> > > > On 30 Oct 2007 at 8:22, Yigal Levin wrote in part:
> > > >
> > > > >Since none of us have yet recieved direct prophecy from God, we
> > > > > cannot "take on faith" that the authors of the Bible did either.
> > > >
> > > > This is perhaps the biggest fallacy of all in "modern" scholarship.  "It hasn't
> > > > happened to me or anyone I know, therefore it doesn't happen."  Yes, I
> > > > know I'm simplifying, but that's the essence of the argument.  And it's
> > > > nothing but a cop-out.
> > >
> > > The argument is actually more complex.  ... Otherwise, we get into circular
> > > reasoning.
> >
> > That wasn't what you said.  And I'm not going to get into this any further with you.
> 
> If you are referring to what Yigal Levin said, then I'm not Yigal
> Levin.  Please don't
> ascribe to me things that I did not write.

You are correct.  My error, and I do apologize.  That's what I get for doing such things at 
2:30 AM.

Dave Washburn
Why do it right when you can do it again?



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