Re: OT, Hebrew Bible, or ...?
- James Adair:
>The SBL has a section called the "Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible"In my class on world religions I use the phrase `Jewish Bible'. Is this not
>section. Emanuel Tov's book has a similar title. On the other hand,
>Wuerthwein's book is _The Text of the Old Testament_, and many seminaries
>offer a course called Old Testament Textual Criticism. What are the
>pros and cons of these terms, and are there better alternatives?
appropriate? Does it not avoid the introduction of new language that needs
to be explained, as in First Testament and Second Testament.
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St. Cloud State University
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