By Thomas B. Dozeman, Konrad Schmid
Because the guaranteed effects of scholarship are hardly sure, it may come as no shock that the classical formula of the Documentary speculation has once more been referred to as into query. even though, many North American students are strange with the paintings of a brand new iteration of ecu students who're advancing another view of the compositional historical past of the Pentateuch. A turning out to be consensus in Europe argues that the bigger blocks of pentateuchal culture, specially the tales of the patriarchs and Moses, weren't redactionally associated ahead of the Priestly Code, because the J speculation indicates, yet existed aspect through aspect as autonomous, rival myths of Israel s origins. This quantity makes on hand either the latest ecu scholarship at the Pentateuch and its serious dialogue, offering a worthwhile source and fostering additional discussion among North American and eu interpreters. The participants are Erhard Blum, David M. Carr, Thomas B. Dozeman, Jan Christian Gertz, Christoph Levin, Albert de Pury, Thomas Christian Roemer, Konrad Schmid, and John Van Seters.
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Extra resources for A Farewell to the Yahwist. The Composition of the Pentateuch in Recent European Interpretation
Sparks, The Pentateuch: An Annotated Bibliography (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002), 32. 9. Gerhard von Rad, “Das formgeschichtliche Problem des Hexateuchs,” in idem, Gesammelte Studien zum Alten Testament (TB 8; Munich: Kaiser, 1958), 9–86; English translation: “The FormCritical Problem of the Hexateuch,” in idem, The Problem of the Hexateuch and Other Essays (trans. E. W. , London: SCM, 1984), 1–78. 10. Martin Noth, Überlieferungsgeschichte des Pentateuch (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1948); English translation: A History of Pentateuchal Traditions (trans.
Zenger, Einleitung in das Alte Testament, 100–105; Kratz, Komposition der erzählenden Bücher des Alten Testaments. römer: the elusive yahwist 27 the less attractive one. ”83 To this we respond: we are first bound to ask if the Pentateuch offers any sort of indication for a thoroughgoing Yahwistic document connecting Genesis with Exodus at a pre-Priestly stage. 83. Nicholson, Pentateuch in the Twentieth Century, 130. The So-Called Yahwist and the Literary Gap Between Genesis and Exodus* Konrad Schmid The Documentary Hypothesis with its four elements J, E, P, D has reached nearly a canonical status within Hebrew Bible scholarship in the twentieth century.
61. See also Hans Walter Wolff, “Das Kerygma des Jahwisten,” EvT 24 (1964): 70–98. 62. John Van Seters, “The Redactor in Biblical Studies: A Nineteenth Century Anachronism,” JNSL 29 (2003): 1–19. 63. Tenth century: von Rad (“Solomonic enlightenment”); ninth century: Wellhausen; eighth century: Seebass; seventh century: H. H. Schmid; Philip J. : 1984), xxiv–xxv; sixth century: Van Seters, Levin. 64. Karl Budde, Die Bücher Richter und Samuel, ihre Quellen und ihr Aufbau (Giessen: Ricker, 1890); Immanuel Benzinger, Jahvist und Elohist in den Königsbüchern (BZAW 21; Berlin: Kohlhammer, 1921); Gustav Hölscher, Geschichtsschreibung in Israel: Untersuchungen zum Jahvisten und Elohisten (Skrifter utgivna av Kungl.