Re: [asa] Tablet ignites debate on messiah and resurrection

From: William Hamilton <willeugenehamilton@gmail.com>
Date: Sat Jul 12 2008 - 10:29:36 EDT

On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 6:15 PM, Alexanian, Moorad <alexanian@uncw.edu>
wrote:

> http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/07/05/africa/06stone.php
>
> Tablet ignites debate on messiah and resurrection
> By Ethan Bronner
>
> Saturday, July 5, 2008
>
> [snip]

>
> He says further that such a suffering messiah is very different from the
> traditional Jewish image of the messiah as a triumphal, powerful descendant
> of King David.
>
> "This should shake our basic view of Christianity," he said as he sat in
> his office of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem where he is a senior
> fellow in addition to being the Yehezkel Kaufman Professor of Biblical
> Studies at Hebrew University. "Resurrection after three days becomes a motif
> developed before Jesus, which runs contrary to nearly all scholarship. What
> happens in the New Testament was adopted by Jesus and his followers based on
> an earlier messiah story."
>

He seems to have forgotten about Hosea 6:2: After two *day*s he will revive
us; on the *third* *day* he will restore us, that we may live in his
presence.

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