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  • Richard Corliss
    ... In my class on world religions I use the phrase `Jewish Bible . Is this not appropriate? Does it not avoid the introduction of new language that needs to
    Message 1 of 1714 , Nov 30, 1995
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      James Adair:
      >The SBL has a section called the "Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible"
      >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?
      >
      In my class on world religions I use the phrase `Jewish Bible'. Is this not
      appropriate? Does it not avoid the introduction of new language that needs
      to be explained, as in First Testament and Second Testament.

      Richard Corliss
      Department of Philosophy
      St. Cloud State University
      RCorliss@...
    • Julian Goldberg
      The complete Hebrew Scriptures (Hebrew Bible) or TANAKH (Torah-Law, Neviim-Prophets, Ketuvim-Writings) based on the Masoretic Hebrew text with vowels and
      Message 1714 of 1714 , Feb 4, 1997
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        The complete Hebrew Scriptures (Hebrew Bible) or TANAKH (Torah-Law,
        Neviim-Prophets, Ketuvim-Writings) based on the Masoretic Hebrew text
        with vowels and cantillation marks in one complete compact black hard
        covered volume which measures 12 cm x 19 cm with over 1360 pages that
        have been arranged according to traditional chapter and verse divisions
        along with larger Hebrew letter printing and thicker paper pages for a
        volume of this size. Each book is $ 20.00 (U.S.) postpaid ($ 15.50 for
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        Julian Goldberg, 260 Adelaide St., E., # 215, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
        M5A 1N0.

        Thanks.
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