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.
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