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Bibil Identifier bibil:205260
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Man bittet um das Gegenargument! Von der Eigenart textkritischer Argumentation
Author Schenker, Adrian
Journal Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (Volume: 122, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Year (Second publication) 2010
Language German
Pages 53-63 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article studies the specific nature of the arguments used in textual criticism. Most textcritical arguments may be met by contrary arguments. This is so because textual differences usually may be explained in two opposite directions. This is why textual criticism consists of comparing the respective weight of arguments. Therefore the presentation of one argument alone is not sufficient. This method is illustrated by three textual differences, discussed in present day research (I Reg 11f.; 14; I Reg 12,31 with II Reg 17,29.32; II Reg 23,13), and by a fourth one which, astonishingly, is not controversial although it should be (Jer 31,33). It exemplifies another pitfall which may occur in textual criticism: a smoothly running text may nevertheless hide a textual difference which risks being overlooked.
DOI 10.1515/ZAW.2010.005
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Textual Criticism
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