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Leverette 1 Lacey Leverette Mr. Irvin Religion 1004-001 17 February 2011 State briefly (2-3 sentences) one reason for suspecting that at least some of the laws in Exodus 19-24 might actually date to a time long after Moses. (Consider especially the content of the laws and the social situations that they assume or address, e.g., 22:5-6.) Then in a second paragraph, explain (3-4 sentences) why scholars think that Josiah’s law book (see 2 Kings 22:8-13) was an early form of Deuteronomy. (For help, see NOAB, 240-42 [Hebrew Bible].) Many scholars think that at least some of the laws in Exodus 19-24 may date back long time after Moses because laws are created at time of issue, Palestine creation of laws regarding
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Unformatted text preview: possession must mean they have possessions. Many laws are not evident in early life of Israel in Palestine (1200-1000) in books of Judges and Samuel. The great prophets dont seem to know laws because they were not yet made. Scholars think that Josiahs law book (2 Kings 22:8-13) was an early form of Deuteronomy because King Josiah has reportedly discovered it. The text narrates cultic reforms that Josiah implemented on the basis of the law book. Cultic reforms in 2 Kings match the cultic laws in Deuteronomy and that Josiahs law book includes threats of divine punishment....
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