[b-hebrew] OT- perspective (was Josiah's book of the Law)

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Thu Aug 4 18:34:52 EDT 2005

On 04/08/2005 20:50, Jim West wrote:

>The DtrH does not find its genesis (thats a funny yet ironic phrase) in 
>the period of Josiah.  It was written after the exile.  And probably 
>during the Hasmonean period. ...

What evidence do you have for this unqualified assertion? I note that in 
a later posting you qaulified it with "in my estimation". But why didn't 
you write that the first time?

>... But you are right- there is scant 
>archaeological evidence for anything in the Hebrew Bible.
What, not even for Nebuchadnezzar and Cyrus?

Peter Kirk
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