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Wright-invented or shaped?

Today I am looking back on my reading of Jacob L. Wright’s David, King of Israel, and Caleb in Biblical Memory.  Often we are tempted to avoid books we know we are going to disagree with.  Early on I knew … Continue reading

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Fohrer-pre-postmodernist?

I pause in my consideration of Georg Fohrer’s Introduction to the Old Testament to go down a side path today.  To many people his concern with sources for the Pentateuch and his unwillingness to take the stories of the patriarchs, … Continue reading

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