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Re: orion Bible quotes in the Temple scroll?
I believe there is an unfortunate misunderstanding concerning a
scholar's work here. Perhaps the question or concern could be
cleared up (with perhaps a more informed basis for comment to
a scholarly list?) by a second, or rather first, look at the scholarly
work in question?
> >>I'm puzzled by the last phrase ...."where *he thinks* it is a quote." What
> >>does *he thinks* mean? How can Michael Wise have sufficient expertise to
> >>publish on DSS, if he doesn't *know* enough to tell his readers whether a
> >>sentence or passage in the TS is or is not a quote? Doesn't he know how
> >>to use a Hebrew bible concordance? It should be a simple matter to
> So, my point was and remains that Michael Wise's work cannot be worth very
> much if he doesn't bother to let his readers know when he is being honest
> and quoting the precise language of a verse, and when he is obfuscating by
> paraphrasing without letting his readers know (as you seemed to imply he
> sometimes does). If (and I say "IF") a writer does that, this amounts to
> deliberately concealing the fact that he is editorializing -- and such a
> writer should be consigned to the circular file!
> Judith Romney Wegner