[b-hebrew] Was the NT for public consumption?

fred burlingame tensorpath at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 10:30:06 EST 2010


the fact is; what happened or did not happen in 1000 b.c., 500 b.c., and 0
a.d., = speculation.
regards,

fred burlingame


On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 8:02 PM, <dwashbur at nyx.net> wrote:

> Feel free to suggest, but the fact is that there are people in the world
> even now who can do
> it with much less effort than is required by us lazy-minded westerners.
>
> I'm not going to sit here and argue this with you.  The fact is, your idea
> is anachronistic and
> fails to take into account the vast differences in culture between us today
> and those living in
> the time when the OT and NT were produced.  It's a bit like asking if Moses
> had unleaded
> gasoline for his chariot.
>
> On 23 Dec 2010 at 17:13, fred burlingame wrote:
>
> >
> > permit me to suggest that even a prodigious savant would encounter
> > difficulty memorizing the
> > countless, subtle andsignificant,nuances of vocalization,
>  > punctuation, word meanings, etc.,that
> > this document records.
> >
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savant_syndrome
> >
> > http://aleppocodex.org/aleppocodex.html
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > fred burlingame
> >
> > On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 4:59 PM, <dwashbur at nyx.net> wrote:
> >     This difference is a fairly recent development. In antiquity,
> > they were virtually equivalent,
> >     partly because people were much more adept at memorizing what
> > they heard than we are
> >     in
> >     the post-printing-press age. So the difference you posit is
> > anachronistic.
> >
> >     On 23 Dec 2010 at 15:57, fred burlingame wrote:
> >
> >     > a slight difference between:
> >     >
> >     > a. hearing the expert read the document; and
> >     >
> >     > b. reading the document oneself.
> >     >
> >     > regards,
> >     >
> >     > fred burlingame
> >     >
> >     > On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 3:46 PM, Kevin Riley
> >     > <klriley at alphalink.com.au>wrote:
> >     >
> >     > > So, all Paul's letters that he intended should be read in
> > church
> >     > were 'not
> >     > > for public consumption'? I guess it depends on what you mean
> > by
> >     > 'public'?
> >     > > I would have thought that manuscripts intended to be read
> > in
> >     > public on a
> >     > > regular basis would qualify, but perhaps not. Does one need
> > to be
> >     > able to
> >     > > read in order to 'consume'?
> >     > >
> >     > > Kevin Riley
> >     > >
> >     > >
> >     > > On 24/12/2010 3:37 AM, fred burlingame wrote:
> >     > >
> >     > >> and the same answer applies.
> >     > >>
> >     > >> before the printing press, only the rich, the gov't., and
> > the
> >     > church
> >     > >> possessed books; because of the cost.
> >     > >>
> >     > >>
> >     >
> > http://www.ehow.com/facts_4924257_how-printing-press-changed-world.h
> >     > tml
> >     > >>
> >     > >> hence, the new testament in writing was manufactured not
> > ...
> >     > for
> >     > >> common public consumption.
> >     > >>
> >     > >> regards,
> >     > >>
> >     > >> fred burlingame
> >     > >>
> >     > >> On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Uri
> > Hurwitz<uhurwitz at yahoo.com>
> >     > wrote:
> >     > >>
> >     > >> Since the NT contains many citations from the Hebrew
> >     > >>> Bible, though in Greek translation, the new question in
> > the
> >     > >>> subject above seems justified, even in this list.
> >     > >>>
> >     > >>> The answer to it should shed much light on the previous
> >     > >>> question regarding public consumption.
> >     > >>>
> >     > >>> Season's Greetings,
> >     > >>>
> >     > >>> Uri Hurwitz              Great Neck, NY
> >     > >>>
> >     > >>>
> >     > >>>
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