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Peterson-naming the Deuteronomist

We had a needed time of thawing out on our January vacation.  Now I am back to the cold and ready to do some blogging. I have been reading Brian Neil Peterson’s The Authors of the Deuteronomistic History: Locating a … Continue reading

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New Year and new reading project

Blessed New Year to everyone. I am about to embark on my annual winter vacation. So expect no more posts before late January. The main book I am taking with me is The Authors of the Deuteronomistic History: Locating a … Continue reading

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Na’amen-the palace library as source for David’s story

I have read some books about King David.  Some of them treat him as an elusive historical figure.  Some treat him more as a literary invention. This has caused me to focus on the question of where the composers of … Continue reading

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Stephen L. Cook-the Micah circle

According to Cook in his The Social Roots of Biblical Yahwism, the prophet Micah represents the Sinai theology.  But it is complicated in that there are some texts in Micah that reflect an appreciation for Zion theology. The eighth-century prophet … Continue reading

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