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Whoever wrote the following (and I include the mail in total to show
my confusion), I did not write what Iam supposed to have done. I
thonk it was Philip Davies but I am not sure.
Please be more precise and careful before you abuse another person's
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Niels Peter Lemche wrote:
> I didn't suggest it would be easy, but if scholars don't figure out the
> answer with some precision and accuracy, who will? If not us, then who? If
> not now, then when?
I'll grant you that the Eurocentric designation of the Holy
Land is Palestine, while the Jewish one is Israel, or Eretz
Israel. The latter designation is also used by the only
group to continuously occupy the land for the past 2,500
years, the Samaritans.
This discussion reminds me of the resentment Latin Americans
feel toward gringos who call themselves Americans and refer
to their land as America.
Niels Peter Lemche
Dep. Biblical Studies
University of Copenhagen
Phone: 45 49 13 81 24
Fax: 45 49 13 81 28