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Re: orion-list Pliny Qumran analysis (M. Agrippa)

RGmyrken@aol.com wrote:

> (And, by the way, does this not
> suggest a possibility that Pliny's location of the Essenes by the Dead Sea
> might also have contained inaccuracies?  Yet it is commonly treated as
> gospel.)

I'm glad that someone finally said this.  It strikes me that the passage
has been made to bear more weight than it is capable of bearing by all
sides of the argument.

David Suter
Saint Martin's College

David W. Suter, Ph.D.
Professor of Religious Studies
Saint Martin's College, Lacey, WA 98503
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