[b-hebrew] olam

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 06:22:25 EST 2010


Fred:

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 7:38 PM, fred burlingame <tensorpath at gmail.com>wrote:

> theology can attach to all things.
>

Of course, but irrelevant to this forum.

>
> in so far as you can divorce theology from any thing, however, so can i.
>

Then please do so.

>
> i suggested hebrew was a time based language. you contested that
> conclusion.
>

>From a linguistic standpoint, Biblical Hebrew lacks the structures that
indicate tense and aspect, the two ways of measuring time found in other
languages. Therefore, from a linguistic standpoint, it is not a time based
language.


> i responded with comments describing our universe as one consisting
> of three dimensions of space and one of time. I then compared it to another
> possible universe that possesses not those dimensions. that's not theology.
> that's just discussion of different universes.
>

This, your response, is theology.

>
> regards,
>
> fred burlingame
>
> Karl W. Randolph.



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