Re: NO MORE MAIL
- ---Tom Simms wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Sep 1998 07:48:27 -0700, Robert.Schacht@... writes:
> >At 09:07 AM 9/23/98 -0400, Stevan Davies wrote:
> >Phil asked:
> [... Snip ...]
> >No one has challenged this so far, so I will. What evidence do you
> >that transmission was controlled by Judeans? Need I remind you thatthe
> >Tanakh was not a book, but a bunch of scrolls? While I will*concede* that
> >the Torah has been transmitted to us by Judeans (perhaps by thePriestly
> >Source), what about the other scrolls? Jerusalem did not have amonopoly on
> >these; other copies have been found at Qumran, in the Cairo Geniza,etc.
> >The Septuagint, I recall, was a product of Egypt, not Jerusalem.And as you
> >well know, the canon, particularly with respect to the Prophets andthe
> >Writings, is conventionally held to have been set at Jamnia-- andso would
> >not affect Galilean praxis during Jesus' lifetime.OT were
> >So please provide your evidence that the canon, and texts, of the
> >under the control of Judean scribes._________________________________________________________
> Well, since you've already *conceded* the point, I won't have to
> However, there is a Galilean angle to the Tanakh. The scribes
> moved to Galilee after the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE, but
> they moved to Jamnia, south of Joppa, for the Synod that completed
> the Tanakh in 132 CE. That's in Judea and on the coast a half
> point south of due west of Jerusalem.
> BTW, the LXX supposedly came from Judean texts yet it more often
> agrees with the Qumran texts than with the later completed Tanakh.
> How do you explain that?
> Would you consider that the later completed Tanakh was in revision
> well after the deposition of the Qumran texts and was in the often
> noted revisions in Galilee in reaction to the Septuagint texts now
> so favored by the new group in town, the Christians?
> Tom Simms
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