Re: Galilean religion
- ---Stevan Davies wrote:
> > From: Phil@... (Philip B. Lewis)
> > I guess none of us have any intellectual certainty about a Galilean
> > religion, whether Judean or not, though it seems logical to me
> > Galilean influence upon religious practice and belief should beprophetic works?
> > differentiated from the Jerusalem variety.
> Yes. If we all start doing this we will constitute a cult that will
> threaten the priests and pharisees of the SBL and they will send
> forth their Pauls to persecute us.
> > Are the northern kingdom prophets of value in suggesting what would
> > conceivably be Galilean traits - as over against the Judean
> > A prophet spoke to an audience whose predispositions may be assumed.northern
> I'd object, as before, to the anachronism involved in claiming that
> the contents of a text 700 years before the period under discussion
> gives us good data about that period. Also I would insist that we
> be suspicious that northern kingdom prophets *transmitted to us by
> Judeans* are making some kinds of points that Judeans approve of and
> so are presumptively atypical. Information about northern kingdom
> prophets that Judeans (aka YHWH) do not approve of would be
> interesting and probably is buried in the histories somewhere.
> > Did the apocalypticism of Daniel and Enoch, both as I recall,
> > kingdom 0r Galilean products, have distinguishable marks whichcould be seen
> > as the forebears of Galilean understanding?GET OUT OF MY FACE
> "northern kingdom or Galilean products" REALLY? If so then this would
> be much better data. But you do need to check your recall..
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