Unformatted text preview: What were those other considerations? 3. Respond to the following quotation: The Christian apple fell far from the scriptural tree. Christian use (one might say appropriation) of the Hebrew Bible served only to justify its a priori claims to authority and legitimacy, and in no way grew out of the Hebrew Bible or the Judaic tradition. Christian interpretation, therefore, can be seen only as a foreign use of the Bible, where Judaism adhered much more closely to the Hebrew Scriptures in its interpretation....
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- Spring '06
- bible, holy scriptures, Christian Bible interpretations