[b-hebrew] exodus, dating of linguistics
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Thu Jun 3 09:03:16 EDT 2004
Waiting and biding time for new, compelling data is difficult, isn't
On Thursday, June 3, 2004, at 08:55 AM, Peter Kirk wrote:
> On 02/06/2004 16:47, Uri Hurwitz wrote:
>> This may have been so, but, some would say, more likely not have
>> been so. In short, sheer speculation, like much that has been
>> speculated on this subject.
> Absolutely. My point is that my speculation is no less likely than
> Michael's that the texts were all written at one time and place, and we
> have no way of knowing which is true.
>> */Peter Kirk <peterkirk at qaya.org>/* wrote:
>> the kind of model I have in mind is:
>> 1) Deuteronomy was written at one time and place.
>> 2) The other literature e.g. much of Joshua-Kings which so clearly
>> echoes the languages and themes of Deuteronomy was written at a
>> time, and potentially a different place, in imitation, either
>> or accidental, of Deuteronomy.
>> Therefore, Michael's stylistic argument that Deuteronomy and
>> Joshua-Kings were written at one time and place fails.
> -- Peter Kirk
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