[b-hebrew] Author of the torah

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Fri Jul 29 13:22:40 EDT 2005



Dave Washburn wrote:

>That's hardly the only argument necessary.  Unbroken tradition from then down 
>to "modern" times attributes it to him, and must be taken into account.  And 
>there are more references in the Torah to him writing down what he was told, 
>and none of them say he merely "scrawled a few things."
>

Tradition doesn't matter a tinker's tin. 

There are three places where Moses is said to have written something- Ex 
24:4, Dt 31:9, 31:22.  An even not so careful reading will show that the 
reference to Moses writing refers only to the present pericope.

Best

Jim

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