Mistranslated Idioms (Jack's Note)
- On Fri, 01 Jan 1999 13:25:49 -0600, jkilmon@... writes:
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>On a more serious note, I wonder just how many major doctrinalSeriously too, Jack, just about double what the Rabbis added to
>practices and rituals throughout the 20,000 odd forms of
>Christianity are a result of the non-transmission of
>idiom, metaphor, allegory and aggadic midrash taken
>literally by Gentile Christians unfamiliar with Jewish
the very scant fragments in understandable language of DSS
Levitical texts. Both sides knew how to make "hidden agenda"
fit. I used to complain about Philo making the Sin of Sodom out
of whole cloth. Now I realize Both Sides worked like demons to
split one belief into two irreconcilable parts.