[b-hebrew] Pharaoh Khepera'a in Jeremiah 44:30

Tory Thorpe torythrp at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 20 00:03:47 EDT 2010

I disagree. A scholar is not necessarily a gentleman. Attacking a position with vitriol is ungentlemanly warfare but it is never unscholarly approach, unless of course that is all you have in your arsenal. Kitchen has much much more than just vitriol in his arsenal.

Tory Thorpe
Tel Aviv, Israel

--- On Sun, 7/18/10, George Athas <George.Athas at moore.edu.au> wrote:

> From: George Athas <George.Athas at moore.edu.au>
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Pharaoh Khepera'a in Jeremiah 44:30
> To: "B-Hebrew" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: Sunday, July 18, 2010, 11:41 PM
> A slight aside to advise some caution
> about Kitchen's book mentioned by Uri. Much of what Kitchen
> writes in attacking the minimalist position is characterised
> more by vitriol than logical reasoning. I get the impression
> that he does not fully understand the minimalist position. I
> myself am not a minimalist (though, annoyingly, I'm often
> mistaken for one), but I find Kitchen's approach quite
> unscholarly at times, producing more 'heat' than 'light'.
> My subjective 2 cents...
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