Finkelstein Replies to Na'aman

The Old World is a reference to those parts of Earth known to Europeans before the voyages of Christopher Columbus; it includes Europe, Asia and Africa.

Moderators: Minimalist, MichelleH

Post Reply
Forum Moderator
Posts: 15807
Joined: Mon Sep 26, 2005 1:09 pm
Location: Arizona

Finkelstein Replies to Na'aman

Post by Minimalist » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:18 am ... le_147.pdf

As in every discipline, archaeological evidence can be fragmentary
and may be misinterpreted. Yet, when solid data from wellexcavated
sites is compared to assumptions regarding the nature of
biblical texts and their date of compilation, the former should prevail,
at least until tested by new archaeological evidence or extrabiblical
Something is wrong here. War, disease, death, destruction, hunger, filth, poverty, torture, crime, corruption, and the Ice Capades. Something is definitely wrong. This is not good work. If this is the best God can do, I am not impressed.

-- George Carlin

Post Reply