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by nili
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Genesis 1
Replies: 25
Views: 4211

Re: Genesis 1

The three snowy peeks of Hermon [ Aaron-Moses-Miram] Dictionary.com advises that "eth " is "an ending of the third person singular present indicative of verbs," while "an" is an "indefinite article." Here "eth" is abstracted from any and all verbs, possibly suggesting something unviable or insubsta...
by nili
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Genesis 1
Replies: 25
Views: 4211

Re: Genesis 1

Since we just discussed צֵל , this made me think of the very cool word - צַלְמָ֫וֶת (tsalmaveth) http://biblehub.com/hebrew/6757.htm צַלְמָ֫וֶת noun [masculine] death-shadow, deep shadow, in poetry (probably = צֵל + מָוֶת , as in Though I walk through a valley of deepest darkness, I fear no harm, f...
by nili
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Genesis 1
Replies: 25
Views: 4211

Re: Genesis 1

It is difficult to take a person who would make such a ghastly transliteration error seriously. You are posting incomprehensible and apparently nonsensical shit; everyone is entitled to their opinion but why start multiple idiotic threads? ^ this I guess you read KJV That would be a laughably stupi...
by nili
Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Genesis 1
Replies: 25
Views: 4211

Re: Genesis 1

semiopen wrote:
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:52 pm
It is difficult to take a person who would make such a ghastly transliteration error seriously. You are posting incomprehensible and apparently nonsensical shit; everyone is entitled to their opinion but why start multiple idiotic threads?
^ this
by nili
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Science Versus Faith and the Use of Archaeology in Israel
Replies: 4
Views: 1346

Re: Science Versus Faith and the Use of Archaeology in Israel

semiopen wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:28 am
Always nice to see some rationality from religious folks.
It's rarely nice to see it met with petty sarcasm.
by nili
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Science Versus Faith and the Use of Archaeology in Israel
Replies: 4
Views: 1346

Re: Science Versus Faith and the Use of Archaeology in Israel

OK, although I see nothing wrong with a faith informed by science. Any reading of something akin to the Plaut Commentary or the works of Nahum Sarna should suffice in making this clear.
by nili
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why I don't see myself as a Christ Mythicist
Replies: 78
Views: 6853

Re: Why I don't see myself as a Christ Mythicist

In any event, I apologize if you were offended. This was not directed to me, but I must respond. I despise such hypocritical sarcastic apologies -- what are really apologies for their target being upset, not for themselves being rude. You seem incapable of thinking in anything other than black or w...
by nili
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why I don't see myself as a Christ Mythicist
Replies: 78
Views: 6853

Re: Why I don't see myself as a Christ Mythicist

The letters of Paul serve as evidence. The Pastoral Epistles serve as evidence. Acts serves as evidence. Josephus serves as evidence. Not proof ... not even evidence of miracles, but certainly sufficient evidence to establish an historical Jesus as an example of inference to the best explanation. M...
by nili
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why I don't see myself as a Christ Mythicist
Replies: 78
Views: 6853

Re: Why I don't see myself as a Christ Mythicist

The letters of Paul serve as evidence. The Pastoral Epistles serve as evidence. Acts serves as evidence. Josephus serves as evidence. Not proof ... not even evidence of miracles, but certainly sufficient evidence to establish an historical Jesus as an example of inference to the best explanation. M...
by nili
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why I don't see myself as a Christ Mythicist
Replies: 78
Views: 6853

Re: Why I don't see myself as a Christ Mythicist

The letters of Paul serve as evidence. The Pastoral Epistles serve as evidence. Acts serves as evidence. Josephus serves as evidence. Not proof ... not even evidence of miracles, but certainly sufficient evidence to establish an historical Jesus as an example of inference to the best explanation. My...