Re: The Flood Hoax

From: george murphy (
Date: Mon Jul 29 2002 - 15:51:34 EDT

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    John Burgeson wrote:

    > George wrote: "2) On the straight factual level there are errors in the
    > Bible. Pace Mt.27:9, the quote in question is from Zechariah, not
    > Jeremiah."
    > Just a point -- it can be argued that it was from a part of Jeremiah that
    > did not get into the sacred text.

         Sure _ & you can also argue that there were originally two blind men
    instead of one in Mk.10:46-52 so that it agrees with Mt.20:29-34. Anything
    can be harmonized with anything in this way, at the cost of rewriting the
         Mt's attribution to Jeremiah may be due to a memories of the potter of
    Jer.18:1-11 & the field of Jer.32:1-15, but there is no text in Jeremiah that
    actually corresponds to Mt.27:10. OTOH Mt.27:9 clearly rwefers to



    George L. Murphy
    "The Science-Theology Interface"

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