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RE: [biblicalist] Numbers Show Antiquity of Patriarchal Narratives

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  • Robert Gardenhire
    Thank you Dr. Shepherd, My delete button is wearing out. Bob Gardenhire Independent Bible Researcher _____ From: biblicalist@yahoogroups.com
    Message 1 of 64 , Jan 4, 2013
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      Thank you Dr. Shepherd, My delete button is wearing out.

      Bob Gardenhire
      Independent Bible Researcher

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      From: biblicalist@yahoogroups.com [mailto:biblicalist@yahoogroups.com] On
      Behalf Of Jerry Shepherd
      Sent: Friday, January 04, 2013 9:16 AM
      To: biblicalist@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [biblicalist] Numbers Show Antiquity of Patriarchal Narratives




      Hi List,



      Just a few quick notes:



      (1) Congratulations to Jim for being able to find the only three or four
      people in the entire universe who are interested in dialoguing on the
      matters that have occupied the list for the last couple of weeks.



      (2) I'm the moderator, and I am completely uninterested in the fancifulness
      of the theories that are being proposed, or the exchanges that have gone
      back and forth.



      (3) I've read the stuff before, and that is why this time around, I haven't
      even bothered to read these exchanges.



      (4) There hadn't been a lot of activity on the list recently, I was
      preoccupied with other things, and I kinda, due to the season, fell into a
      Santa Claus mood and decided to let everyone fire away.



      (5) However, over the last few days, a number of list members have
      unsubscribed, I think probably because they were bored out of their skulls
      and disillusioned over the nature of the conversations.



      (6) The posts the last couple of weeks have been entirely too long. A
      discussion list is not a place for you to write journal article-length
      essays.



      (7) Not only that, but some of you have been posting long replies, without
      deleting the long posts to which you are replying!



      (8) In light of the foregoing, I will continue to play Santa Claus up
      through Sunday, January 6 at midnight, MST in the US. After that, I will
      morph into my Grinch persona and reject any more posts on this thread. So
      get you licks in while you can.



      (9) On Monday, I'll try to start a more relevant thread that will be of more
      interest to the majority of the members of the list.



      (10) I can't think of a tenth point.



      Blessings, and Happy New Year



      Jerry



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    • richfaussette
      ... Dr. Shepherd, You closed the thread two minutes after reading my post. That s a visceral response. I apologize. Richard Faussette
      Message 64 of 64 , Jan 8, 2013
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        --- In biblicalist@yahoogroups.com, "Jerry Shepherd" wrote:
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        > This thread is closed.
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        > Blessings,
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        > Jerry
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        Dr. Shepherd,
        You closed the thread two minutes after reading my post.
        That's a visceral response.
        I apologize.

        Richard Faussette
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