Unformatted text preview: • The second giving of the law (Deuteronomy 1-34) Questions and problems 1. why does its historical context matter? 2. who wrote the Pentateuch? a. Traditionally-Moses 3. when was it written 4. is it a unified whole? a. Doublets i. The same story told several times in different words b. Internal tension c. Various names for god throughout the old testament i. YHWH (Yahweh: personal name of God) 5. can it be verified through archaeology 6. what about plausibility and external verification? 7. how does it relate to its Ancient Near Eastern context?...
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- Fall '07
- The Bible, Tanakh, Mount Sinai, Historical Context Matter, books Literary Sketch, Pentateuch Definitions