Appeasement or Resistance and Other Essays on New Testament by David Daube

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Which, like all presentations since Jerome, is mistaken; see my 'Neglected Nuances'. 1.  23 (1978): 177ff. Page 30 2 closes: 'And the priest shall execute upon her all this law, and the man shall be clear of sin and the woman shall bear her sin'.  A simile of his thoroughly approves of a king who, having divorced his adulterous wife, is reminded 2. 30f. 3. 16, about resurrection—see above, under II—so here the desired meaning is attained by wangling collocatio, division. 4. 9. 5. 14. Page 31 6 by her friends of her lowly origins where she could not learn right from wrong, and who thereupon remarries her.

2. 9. 3. Philo, in his discussion of historical relativity to which I shall return presently, does speak of 'a second prize in the contest'. 4. 1ff. 5.  360f.  Those still belonging to the present aeon, of whom he is one, considering their surroundings, rank higher when making such an inadequate effort than the members of the new community.  Noah in both Testaments is the archetype of such salvation,8 so an appeal to his precedent would be highly effective. There is, of course, a reason the problem of historical relativity, in contradistinction to that of dubiously motivated services, is brought up only in connection with the 6.

355ff.  To me, those ancient, basically truthful records of the interaction between the human—frequently, all­too­human—and the divine are a continuous source of inspiration.  As one would expect, the fundamental discrepancy in purpose influences not a few details of the technique;15 but I shall not enlarge. Second, what demon moves me, who so treasures the devout considerateness of these tales, to undo it by ruthless analysis? 14. See above, under VI. 15. On rereading this paragraph, I notice that I have slipped from style, with regard to Biblical writers, to technique when coming to the Krimi.

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