[b-hebrew] exodus, dating of linguistics

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Wed Jun 2 22:24:19 EDT 2004

Dear George,

>At the risk of opening a can of worms, I think Peter and Uri were
>referring to JEDP and the Documentary Hypothesis.  According to this
>Deuteronomy was "found" in the temple and was the impetus for the
>Josianic reforms.  It was, shall I say, an "occassional piece", i.e.
>written for the occassion.  The histories were then written upon the
>program of Deuteronomy with the centralized sanctuary, etc.
>What some say may not have been so that Uri referenced is that not all
>agree to the Documentary Hypothesis.
>As regards your "the Bible tells me so" approach --
>"Things are not always as they seem.
>Skim milk oft masquerades as cream."

HH: I'm well acquainted with the Documentary Hypothesis. I'll wait 
for Uri's explanation. I did not get that from Peter's remark. Jesus 
took the Bible at its word, as far as we know.

					Harold Holmyard

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