I was reading a recently published commentary on the upcoming pericopes for the week. What struck me about the commentary is how mealy-mouthed the author is and unwilling to make assertions about what the text actually means. Here are some phrases that appeared as the commentary author was commenting on the text: “probably not accidental” “probably conveys the thought” “[biblical event] qualifies as [something that fits the criteria described]” “it is tempting to see a parallel (without any indication as to whether such a temptation is to be pursued or rejected)”. These are taken from 3 consecutive verses of the commentary text.
After reading this section of the commentary, I found . . . Read All