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Introduction to the Pentateuch A. Organization of Pentateuch Primeval History (Gen 1-11) Era of Patriarch (Gen 12-50) Exodus from Egypt (Exod 1-15) Wilderness Wandering (Exod 15-19) Sinai Revelation and Covenant (Exod 19-Num10) Wilderness Wandering (Num 11-36) Farewell Speeches and Death of Moses (Deuteronomy) God promised: (Divine Promise) Possession of land Palestine B. Authorship of Pentateuch 1. Traditional answer (bf 1600 CE): the one that was given before 1600-traditionally said a) the pent. is a unified document from a single writer and b) Moses was the author 2. Early biblical critics (1600 onward): argued saying Moses did not write it and that the pent. is an amalgamation of different writings by different authors by different times-there were sudden changes in writing styles and the change in writing styles is peculiar C. Source criticism= a method of interpretation-asks about authorship and date of written lit. implacable to composite works like the Pentateuch(work made up of
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course REL 1004 taught by Professor Isbell during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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