A quick rant on Biblical studies
A tip of the hat to thnidu
for a link to this article
on newly discovered writing that might or might not be Hebrew.
It does lead me to a rant on Biblical studies. Like many fields, biblical studies suffers from strong ideological bias that impacts the real world. Worse, it does so in multiple ways. The result, IMO, is a field that suffers a great deal from a lack of objective analysis and an over abundance of assumptions that have largely been discarded in other archeological fields.
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