Op Ed on Haaretz on Jesus' Languages, Bibi, the Pope

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Re: Op Ed on Haaretz on Jesus' Languages, Bibi, the Pope

Postby Barry Hofstetter » June 9th, 2014, 11:15 pm

RandallButh wrote:Irony also depends on knowing the expected response.
Otherwise someone might think that Jesus spoke Erasmian.


Jesus did speak Erasmian, but with an accent that sounded like reconstructed Koine.
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Re: Op Ed on Haaretz on Jesus' Languages, Bibi, the Pope

Postby Shirley Rollinson » June 10th, 2014, 8:13 pm

Barry Hofstetter wrote:
RandallButh wrote:Irony also depends on knowing the expected response.
Otherwise someone might think that Jesus spoke Erasmian.


Jesus did speak Erasmian, but with an accent that sounded like reconstructed Koine.

He spoke King James' British English - just like Moses :-)
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Re: Op Ed on Haaretz on Jesus' Languages, Bibi, the Pope

Postby Barry Hofstetter » June 10th, 2014, 8:55 pm

Shirley Rollinson wrote:
He spoke King James' British English - just like Moses :-)


No, Moses sounded just like Charlton Heston.
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Re: Op Ed on Haaretz on Jesus' Languages, Bibi, the Pope

Postby RandallButh » June 24th, 2014, 5:02 pm

A rebuttal to a rebuttal has been posted on the BLC blog. It may provide some more background, citations, and resources:

http://www.biblicallanguagecenter.com/m ... w-speaker/

χαίρετε !
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