Written by Women.???

Bruce Gardner b.gardner at abdn.ac.uk
Tue Feb 20 12:26:30 EST 2001


Dear Liz,
              If you read 2nd Kings, you will see that a female prophet was 
consulted. I would not rule out a female contributor to the Pentateuch.

Bruce Gradner.

At 17:22 20/02/01, you wrote:
>Freedman makes a case in his Who Wrote the Torah (a case
>adopted without attribution by Bloom) for the J writer to be female.
>My question is how literate were women? How likely is it for there
>to have been women writers? It seems very unlikely to me.
>Liz
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