Paul Seely wrote:
>I see no logical connection between the fact that the account interrupts
>Shem's genealogy and the conclusion that therefore the people of Gen 11:2
>were just one branch of Shem's descendants.
There is another reason. Ham's descendants and Japheth's descendants
depart the region in the previous chapter. The traditional interpretation
requires us to believe the Bible writer mixed up the chronology. Could it
be that the writer of Genesis got the chronology right, and the
interpreters are wrong?
Dick Fischer - The Origins Solution - www.orisol.com
"The answer we should have known about 150 years ago"
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