This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: .
Author: Friedrich Delitzsch
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... Notes LECTURE I The Lecture published in the preceding pages was delivered for the German Oriental Society on the 13th of January 1902, in the Academy of Music at Berlin, in the presence of His Majesty the King and Emperor, and, at the most gracious wish of the Emperor, was repeated on the 1st of February in the Royal Palace at Berlin. The meaning of the title has, with few exceptions, been quite correctly understood: "Babel as the interpreter and illustrator of the Bible." So the Schlesische Zeitung for 24th January 1902: "Babel and Bible--this was the short but comprehensive heading, signifying that the speaker intended to discuss the results of the excavations in BabyIonia and Assyria in their bearing on the Bible." Out of the multitude of rejoinders and more detailed reviews that have been called forth by " Babel and Bible "--in so far as they have come to my knowledge since my return from Babylonia, and have proved to be of interest, scientifically or otherwise--attention may be specially called to the following. My own notes, which I have added, are only meant to serve a passing purpose. Not until the lectures on "Babel and the Bible" have been continued and concluded will the time be ripe for a complete critical review of the replies they haA-e called forth. I. J. Barth, Babel und israeUtisches Religionsicesen. A Lecture. Berlin, 1902; 36 pp. Prof. Dr. Karl Budde, Das Alte Testament und die Ausgrabungen. Giessen, 1903. (A Lecture, delivered May 29, 1902, at the Theological Conference at Giessen); 39 pages, of which, however, only pp. 1-10 concern "Babel und Bibel." The following passage in Budde's lecture may be fixed upon here, on account of its bearings (p. 6 sq.): "At all events, the calm decisiveness with which he emphasises...