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Re: orion Two questions.

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At 02:39 PM 12/11/97 -0600, you wrote:
>fred cryer wrote:
>> Excellent, Mark. A question that keeps returning to haunt me is: why
>> Qumran, both inaccessible and waterless, when there was the readily
>> accessible site of Ein Feshka, with its own spring? What does Qumran´s
>> site
>> have that could possibly outweigh its disadvantages?

>Cable TV?? (g)
>   Jack Kilmon 

This has got to be the right answer!  Perhaps the qumranites not only
translated biblical texts- but also, to earn extra shekalim, wrote reviews
for the tv guide of the day!  Perhaps, indeed, the Rule of the Communtiy is
a tv review!!!

(just kidding, in case there are folk named Judith who think otherwise).

A bit of levity to bring a rather gloomy day to an end.  Sorry, Avital.


Jim West
Adjunct Professor of Bible
Quartz Hill School of Theology