[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Golb's Theory
On Mon, 9 Sep 1996, philip davies wrote:
Not P. Davis :
> >Isn't the discussion of Golb's theory moot if the newly discovered ostracon
> >implies that Kh. Qumran = the/a site of the Yahad? Doesn't that strongly
> >connect the scrolls and the sect described in them to the site itself?
> >Actual texts (e.g., Tell Dan) have a way of demolishing way-out theories.
P. Davis - I think :
> >Esti Eshel will be explaining the new ostraco in Manchester tomorrow. I
> >may then say something more. Meantime, since we have not seen the text,
> >and since the Tel Dan inscription proves hardly anything about anything
> >(even if rad correctly-another matter), I hope that Ed Cook's credulity
> >does not become infectious. Amazing how many way out theories manage in
> >the course of time to get to the middle of the road, as any historian of
> >biblical studies ought to know!
> Philip R Davies
> Department of Biblical Studies
> University of Sheffield
Any news on the ostracon?
Thank you very much, Asia
PS - I could not quite figure out whether the second part of the post
comes from M. Davis or not - so if it does not, I redirect, with
appologies, the question to whoever wrote this passage.