Talk:Torah

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The theory of a female writer as compiler is an interesting topic, but it probably needs to be re-written, cause it's not a generally accepted theory. --Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot""We are all born mad. Some remain so." 23:55, 8 April 2009 (EDT)

It lacks quotes, links, etc. I find it funny that Zena quotes Bloom here (it's ad hominem, but he ain't exactly Fem-friendly), and Rand, as in Ayn, on her talk page. WfG, if it's trash, just vape it, like I do when I see clear trash. Zena is just a poop-troll. ħumanUser talk:Human 00:03, 9 April 2009 (EDT)

General question about "guide to"[edit]

As I've been editing, I've wondered at our titles "guide to this" and "guide to that" related to bible books. Can we change them to simply "Gospel of This" or "chronicles that"? Or is there a reason they were originally written as "guides" and not just "The book of Moses". Dumb place to put this question, but Pi's edits made me think of it.--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot""We are all born mad. Some remain so." 00:04, 9 April 2009 (EDT)

I though they were suppose to be a study guide like thing. I have no idea really. - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 00:06, 9 April 2009 (EDT)
I thought so too, cept that didn't really fit into RatWiki once I got more familiar with RW, and... I don't know... I never felt like they guided anyone through anything. especially the ones with really good humor. :-)--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot""We are all born mad. Some remain so." 00:09, 9 April 2009 (EDT)
They were sort of our "snarky" take on saying what the books contained, I think. I'd have no problem if they were just called by their titles, or if necessary, "Joshua (Bible book)" - or anything simpler. Makes linking easier... anyway, WfG, you might want to wait until Zena finishes her pissy fit with us and takes her ball home again before trying to improve the bible guide mess. ħumanUser talk:Human 00:16, 9 April 2009 (EDT)
I leave for France in 2 days. I assure you, other than to say "hey, all, tried this bar in Edinburgh so cheers mates", i won't be thinking of RW at all for 3 weeks.  ;-)--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot""We are all born mad. Some remain so." 00:19, 9 April 2009 (EDT)
Good for you! Please to enjoy the whine and cheese for me and report! Send us postcards! Have a great time! ħumanUser talk:Human 00:21, 9 April 2009 (EDT)
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Book of J[edit]

Any reason we have the Book of J highlighted like this? It's not really one of the more academic theories, though it's quite interesting.Pink mowse.pngGodotI live in the Infinite monkey cage 23:16, 26 December 2011 (UTC)

No idea why, but if we could get some in-line sources, I see no reason to completely unleash it. The Punk Symphony of Noise Your mental puke relief 23:24, 26 December 2011 (UTC)
It's not that we shoudln't make a side comment about it, but givien how little we have, it's givie a pretty serious highlight to a quack author.  ;-) --Pink mowse.pngGodotI live in the Infinite monkey cage 00:12, 27 December 2011 (UTC)

Devarim[edit]

"Dvarim" (דברים) in Hebrew is actually "stuff". Or, even in relation to the word "diburim"(דיבורים), that would be "speeches", or "talks" - but not "words" (that would be "millim" - מילים) 84.228.22.93 (talk) 07:13, 7 May 2014 (UTC)

The Torah versus the Pentateuch[edit]

It seems like under the above-named section there should be a bullet list or paragraphs containing specific examples, or if they are already in another article a link to that article.