David Stabnow dstabno at
Thu Mar 8 12:34:21 EST 2001

Liz wrote: "You have both P and J intertwined in the Noah story. Have you
noticed that?"

While your observation reflects a viewpoint that has been widely held for
over a century, Gordon Wenham and Robert Longacre have both written
articles arguing that the Flood Narrative is in fact a literary unit.  The
items that are given by others as evidence of multiple sources and editions
are seen by them as literary devices.

Dave Stabnow

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