deuteronomy, liz, response
lizfried at umich.edu
Fri Mar 9 10:17:18 EST 2001
> hi liz,
> can i ask what your particular interest is in deuteronomy? just curious.
I just had always thought that the story about Josiah and centralization
followed Deut. 12, it's strange to think of it going the other way.
> what i appear to have at this point is the following: the bulk of kings is
> linguistically similar to amos/isaiah ca.700; whereas, the bulk/core of
> deuteronomy is similar to ezekiel/jeremiah ca.600.
> but there is material in deuteronomy that is late: e.g., chs. 31-32. also
> much of samuel, especially surrounding saul-to-david, especially 2 Samuel,
> is tentatively strata IV-V: e.g., using the first person sequential, parts
> of 2 Samuel stick out like a sore thumb. ;-)
> what i'm currently working on is the distribution of nunated nonpasts that
> characterizes deuteronomy.
> V --
> Dr Vincent DeCaen <decaen at chass.utoronto.ca>
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