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
> 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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