I too am very distressed to hear this.
I have enjoyed corresponding with him as well.
Thank you for the message.
Baruch haddayan ha'emet.
From: Jack Kilmon [mailto:jkilmon@...
Sent: Mon, May 03, 2004 10:58 AM
Subject: Re: [XTalk] Hyam Maccoby Obit
There was surprise and sadness this morning as I read about Hyam Maccoby's
passing. I will miss corresponding with him and we all will miss his
Dakma daEBadton l'chad min hoLEYN AHi zeUOreh ly haw EBadton
San Marcos, Tx
sharing a meal for free.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeffrey B. Gibson" <jgibson000@...>
Sent: Monday, May 03, 2004 7:22 AM
Subject: Re: [XTalk] Seventy(-two) what?
> Linda & Ernest Pennells wrote:
> > Having rescued a gathering of five thousand in the wilderness from the
> > ignominy of a failed insurrectionist rally, turning it into a
> > celebration of YHWH's provision of manna for his starving people,
> > determines to march on Jerusalem - not against Rome. He appoints his
> > ruling council; tells them to broadcast the arrival of the KofG;
> > constantly about riches and poverty; is welcomed at Jerusalem by a
> > crowd who really want an insurrectionist figurehead (Barabbas will
> > demonstrates against temple tax (not against taxes to Caesar); and
> > denounces wicked vintners (the Sanhedrin), instead of Rome.
> Umm, just one point. Can the incident in the Temple -- which is what I
> you are referring to when you speak of Jesus demonstrating against the
> -- really be seen as a demonstration against the Temple Tax, the text
> male Jews were bound to pay for the maintenance of the Temple? Is the
> collection/payment of this tax really what Luke presumes is going on
> throws out the money changes and the animal sellers?
> And what in Luke indicates that the 5000 Jesus fed were gathered for an
> insurrectionist rally?
> Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon.)
> 1500 W. Pratt Blvd. #1
> Chicago, IL 60626
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