[b-hebrew] Pictures of the Recent Inscription

Bryant J. Williams III bjwvmw at com-pair.net
Mon Nov 3 21:26:21 EST 2008


Dear Bill,

See following URL:
http://ancienthebrewpoetry.typepad.com/ancient_hebrew_poetry/2008/10/the-end-of-minimalism-as-we-know-it.html#more.

Rev. Bryant J. Williams III

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Rea" <bill.rea at canterbury.ac.nz>
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Sent: Monday, November 03, 2008 12:02 PM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Pictures of the Recent Inscription


> Rev Bryant wrote:
>
> > For list members you may want to see the following article on URL:
> >
http://jwest.wordpress.com/2008/10/30/on-the-khirbet-qeiyafa-find-by-barnea-se
> > lavan/
>
> This wasn't very informative. It used a lot of words but didn't say much. I
> expect we will have to wait until the science is done and published before
> we outsiders get to know much.
>
> >
> > It appears from several reports that many theories about the early monarchy
> > will
> > definitely need to be revised considering what evidence has already
appeared.
> > But more information will definitely be forthcoming.
> >
> > According to John Hobbins at Ancient Hebrew Poetry,
> >
> >     "I note that minimalists are already framing the debate without regard
to
> > the evidence in hand, but in relation to those they love to hate, i.e., the
> > maximalists. For its part, the evidence does not confirm maximalism.
However,
> > it
> > disconfirms a series of theses minimalists have touted for decades. This is
a
> > very important discovery. As I've suggested before, minimalism will go down
in
> > the annals of scholarship as a classic case of over-reach."
>
> Can you provide a link or reference to the article you've pulled this quote
> from?
>
> Thanks
>
>
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