24152SV: SV: [XTalk] forgive us our sins in LP/DP
- Apr 20, 2013Just that forgiveness of sins is motif which has a context essentially connected to exile/return themes-
The OT moves its discourse on punishing the sinner alone (a theme already in the Gilgamesh epic and Hittite
literature) to a final solution with the forgiveness of sins. In the OT it is always Yahweh who needs to change, not men.
Thomas L. Thompson
Professor emeritus, University of Copenhagen
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Sendt: 19. april 2013 16:22
Emne: Re: SV: [XTalk] forgive us our sins in LP/DP
On 4/19/2013 9:08 AM, Thomas L. Thompson wrote:
> It is a well recognized understanding in OT studies. See 1 Kings 8:33-34.
Thanks for this. But I am unclear on what you are telling me. WHAT is
a recognized understanding?
Jeffrey B. Gibson D.Phil. Oxon.
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