From: Edward Hobbs (EHOBBS@WELLESLEY.EDU)
Date: Fri Mar 29 1996 - 16:55:27 EST
VERY nice answer! Your little imaginative excursus reveals that
you are a Freudian at heart, drawn as by a magnet to the sexual meaning
of epithemew --- "Desire not" "Lust not!" If Paul couldn't read Hebrew,
and also had no contacts with Palestinian rabbinic thought, maybe so.
But the rabbis took this commandment in Hebrew to refer to Greed, not Lust,
which was targeted by the seventh commandment.
But then, Augustine was a Freudian too, and probably agree(s)
Your ex-Freudian colleague,
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