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Unformatted text preview: Pentateuch is the important of history. A third important theme of the Pentateuch is its systematic appraisal of the condition of humanity. The forth principal theme of the Pentateuch is salvation (p.66, p.67). Chapter 3: Question 6- What is the evidence for Mosaic authorship of the Pentateuch? What name is given to the alternative approach and who was its principal advocate? There two clear references to Moses as the author of Exodus 20-23, which is known as the Book of the Covenant (Ex 24:4, 7). The text also claims Moses wrote the Ten Commandments at the Lords direction (Ex 34:17) (p.68). This approach is known as source criticism. This theory is frequently known as the Documentary Hypothesis and its most pervasive protagonist was JULIUS WELLHAUSEN (p.68)....
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- The Bible