[b-hebrew] Wellhausen

Christopher Kimball transcriber at tanach.us
Fri Jan 4 10:03:36 EST 2008

K Randolph wrote:
> One of the main reasons I heard over the years for opposing the methodology
> of DH is that it can be applied to only one document, that it cannot
> accurately describe any other document. If it cannot be applied to any other
> document, why should we trust it when applied to Bible? 
The methodology of the DH is text analysis. Text analysis is common in 
literature studies and jurisprudence.  It's a very common tool in 
locating plagiarism.  And, it's also a tool in splitting the book of 
Isaiah into two or more pieces.

Chris Kimball
Redding, CT

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