The neglect of sound Hebrew studies      Nowadays, Liberal ideas of the history, psychology and evolution of religion have prevailed in our churches as criteria for judging the antiquity of the ancient Bible documents. Linguistic views, Hebrew acumen and the testimony of chronological history and archaeology are either counted as secondary or even ignored. This is especially the case with the canonical collection of pointed (vocalised) Hebrew texts forming the Old Testament. Though clarity of meaning, rhythm, grammar and lexical function is given by vocalisation to the Hebrew text, such vowel letters are, oddly enough, thought by a number of Bible critics to be of a later date than the consonants which are made intelligible by them…. Full Article

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