Re: Satan Re: [Slate] American Religious fervor, by the numbers

Eugene Leitl (
Tue, 6 Jul 1999 09:50:19 -0700 (PDT)

It is kinda difficult to pinpoint the origin of the documents
currently called The Bible (Qumran scrolls? earlier (Sumerian)
sources?). Unless one arbitrarily sets the date to around ~1 A.D, that

Jeff Bone writes:
> > PS The language in which the original Bible was written was aramaic.
> I understood it to be Dhuraic. That's an antiquated language from which
> Aramaic is a more regularized dialectic decendant, isn't it? Any
> linguists in the crowd?