Final choices for names: B-GREEK and B-HEBREW and BIBLE!
Here is the final judgement of the name change for NT-GREEK and
OT-HEBREW. First I would like to thank those of you who couldn't
care less for letting me have this debate on-line. The suggestions
from those who do care were much better than my poor ideas, and the
cycles of revisions I think brought out the best concerns and
suggestions. The final choice is very simple, under 8 characters,
parallel between the two lists, and yet not Christian-centric
(i.e. the focus is on the text, not one interpretive dogma).
B-GREEK and B-HEBREW
It keeps the focus on the langauage discussion (as opposed to
something which stood for Greek-Bible) hence preserves the
idea behind NT-GREEK. yet doesn't get into other Koine Greek
except as it sheds light on the New Testament; similarly with
the Hebrew Bible.
They will sort together alphabetically (a distinct advantage in
lists of lists, and an improvement from the current names), and
they will sort together with the BIBLE list.
All around these simple names reflect more thought and wisdom than
I would have had on my own.
As a final note:
DO NOT START USING THESE NAMES UNTIL THE NEW LISTS ARE SET UP AND
RUNNING AND YOU HAVE RECEIVED A MESSAGE FROM ME.
Your names will be transfered automatically, no work is needed on
your part, and announcement messages will be sent on both the
old version and the new version so that you can verify that you
are on the new list. The work to set up these lists will
require a little bit of time.
David John Marotta
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