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Re: orion re: dss and aramaic
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How about this -- Q was where scribes inscribed mss for distribution --
books published in various languages to be used by those who read and speak
those languages -- like the Bible is published in various languages today?
A center here for evangelism.
Dale M. Cannon
> > Date: Thu, 27 Nov 1997 12:09:27 -0600
> > To: email@example.com
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Daryl F. Jefferies)
> > Subject: Re: orion re: dss and aramaic
> > Reply-to: email@example.com
> > Jim West wrote:
> > >
> > >further, that the divine name is rendered in paleo-hebrew script in a
> > >of documents seems to indicate not only that the name was viewed as
> > >but that it should not be pronounced. Now if a pesher were by chance
> > >up by a "non-initiate" and they were, by chance, educated enought to
> > >it, then maybe the second line of defense was preciesly the hiding of
> > >divine name in a script no longer generally recognized. ???
> > Following this line of reaoning, how do we understand the presence of
> > entire documents in paleo Hebrew (e.g., Exod.) along side (in cave 4)
> > copies of the same book in the presumably more "readable" square script?
> > Did the use of paleo script indicate a particular dergee of reverence
> > the texts written in it?
> > Daryl Jefferies
> > Madison, WI
> > Daryl Jefferies
> > A further problem is this: how can we be certain that scrolls
> written in Aramaic, square script Hebrew and palaeo-Hebrew were
> authored or copied either by a single group, or by a single group during
> single period in its development? Texts of (e.g.) Exodus and
> Leviticus written in palaeo-Hebrew may be representative of a
> particular stage in the Qumran sect's theological development.
> James Harding
> University of Sheffield