Babel (was Re: Dutch Treat (1885))

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Nov 7 19:32:48 UTC 2002

At 2:26 PM -0500 11/7/02, James A. Landau wrote:
>Note that Abraham is supposed to have come from "Ur of the Chaldees" which is
>in Babylonia.  Also J (the woman who wrote the Adam and Eve story) when
>mentioning the four rivers of Eden, feels the need to describe three of them
>but assumes her audience knows what the Euphrates is.

Ah, Jim is a (Harold) Bloomian!  I wonder how many others he's
convinced about J's true identity.


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